Literary Magazines

Literary Magazines: PREE, Joburg Review, Lounloun, Journal of West Indian Literature

New editions of PREE, Johannesburg Review of Books, Lounloun, and Journal of West Indian Literature are available for your reading pleasure.

Johannesburg Review of Books

Johannesburg Review of Books
Johannesburg Review of Books

The Johannesburg Review of Books is an independent literary review that publishes reviews, essays, poetry, photographs, and short fiction from South Africa, Africa, and beyond.

The latest edition features contributions from Makhosazana Xaba, Busisiwe Mahlangu, Shayera Dark, Percy Zvomuya, Wamuwi Mbao, Jennifer Malec, Niq Mhlongo, Lebohang Mojapelo, Pontsho Pilane, Sreddy Yen, Kweku Abimbola, Daniel Moss, Masande Ntshanga, CJ Driver, Uhuru Portia Phalafala, Achille Mbembe, Louis Timagène Houat, Barbara Boswell, Nthikeng Mohlele, Tlotlo Tsamaase, and Victor Dlamini.

Check out the new edition here.

PREE

PREE Magazine

PREE is an online magazine for new contemporary writing from and about the Caribbean. They publish original fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and experimental writing, giving their authors international visibility far beyond the islands.

The latest edition, Issue 12 under the theme “War”, has contributions from Summer Eldemire, Christopher Gunning, Dwight Thompson, Montague Kobbé, Delores Gauntlett, Alixa Brobbey, Kay-Ann Henry, Kevarney K. R., and Joy Mahabir.

Read the latest edition by clicking here.

Lounloun journal

Lounloun journal Issue 1
Lounloun journal Issue 1

Lọúnlọún is a Pan-African literary journal focused on fiction to uplift the voices of African writers, both at home and abroad. The stories are rooted in the profound tapestry of historical events that have shaped our continent.  Lọúnlọún is a Yoruba word referring to something long passed, similar to the English word, ‘since’.

Editor-in-chief Victor Ola-Matthew edits the pilot issue alongside other editors Angel Lawson and Fortune Akande. It has contributions from Benjamin Cyril Arthur, Dicho Ilunga Disashi, Patrick Shyaka, Oluwatobi Tijani, and Ebube Okwuasaba.

Read the pilot issue by clicking here.

Journal of West Indian Literature

Journal of West Indian Literature
Journal of West Indian Literature

The Journal of West Indian Literature has been published twice yearly by Literatures in English, University of the West Indies since 1986. It is a University of the West Indies-led Caribbeanist project invested in highlighting and critically examining the prolific literary production of the Anglophone Caribbean.

The latest edition of the journal has contributions from Victoria V. Chang, Cato Marks, Linzey Corridon, Lizette Gerber, Funso Aiyejina, Ronald Cummings, Pamela Mordecai, Evelyn O’Callaghan, Asha Varadharajan, Glyne Griffith, John Robert Lee, and interviews by Lisa Outar and Bénédicte Ledent.

Read the latest edition by clicking here.

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