Literary Magazines

Literary Magazines: Berkiab, Ipikai, Libretto, Souffles

Berkiab, Ipikai, Libretto, and Souffles are literary magazines that are currently available for your reading pleasure.

Berkiab Magazine

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Berkiab Magazine is a magazine from the Republic of Congo edited by Sarah Nkouma with contributions from among others Merveille Nkouma, David Okolokwe, Gustave Sorgho, Bessy Francoise, and Lionel, Kiminou.

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Ipikai issue 4

Ipikai, founded by Batsirai Chigama and Fungai Tichawangana is an initiative of the new Zimbabwe Poets Society.

The newest edition of the magazine, the fourth, guest edited by Togara Muzanenhamo alongside consulting editors, Tinashe Muchuri and Thabani H. Moyo with contributions by Mthulisi Ndlovu, Siphosami Ndlovu, Brenda Vengesa, Obey Victor Chiyangwa, Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure, Rutendo Chichaya, Andy Kahari, Simon Mugunzva, Andy Kahari, Rutendo Chichaya, David Chasumba, Julia Kudakwashe Nyamadzawo, and Sinokubonga Nkala.

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Souffles issue 1

Souffles was a magazine founded by Moroccan poet Abdellatif Laâbi in collaboration with poets Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine and Mostafa Nissaboury and first issued in March 1966, in Rabat, Morocco. It run successfully until it folded in 1972. A new version of the legendary magazine came back to the literary space this April “as a platform for academic exchange across Africa.”

The magazine contains an editorial by Hisham Aïdi, Aomar Boum, Brahim El Guabli, and Zakia Salime as well as contributions by Hisham Aïdi, Mohamed Oubenal, Ali Mouryf, Yassine Yassni, Najwa Belkziz, Fatima Ait Ben, Zakia Salime, Aomar Boum, Brahim El Guabli, and Hisham Aïdi.

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Libretto issue 9

Libretto is a publishing company, bookstore & an online magazine of arts and publishing that aims to publish the works of new/emerged and established writers and artists and all kinds of literary electronic publication and distribution of e-books across Africa and the world at large.

The latest edition under the theme “Disability” edited by Francis Annagu features contributions by among others Dike Chukwumerije, Dr Amy Shimshon-Santo, Charlotte Amelia Poe, Lisa Geiszler, Okon Esther, Michelle Nnanyeluo, James Gering, Rasheed Olayemi, Francis Muzofa, Amy Cook, Nwosu Prayerlife, Brian Belefant, Binod Dawadi, Irene Ayla George, and Janis Holm.

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