Submission Calls
Submission Call: COALNG Literary Magazine

Deadline: August 31. COALNG seeks exceptional literary poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and nonfiction submissions. So, submit poems, short stories, essays, reviews, interviews, spoken word videos/ audios or literary commentaries. And word count includes 2000 words maximum for fiction, 300-600 words for book reviews, and 400 words max for literary commentaries. And according to its site, COALNG is broad and inclusive in perspective spanning the spectrum of various [ … ]

Submit to Imagnary House (Children's Book& YA Literature)
Submit to Nthanda Review, a Malawian online magazine
Submit to the 2017 Bloody Parchment Short Story Competition

Deadline: October 31, 2017. South African HorrorFest Bloody Parchment announces that its 2017 Bloody Parchment Short Story Competition is now open. It seeks fresh, disturbing and disconcerting new voices in SFF, most especially stories that fall under the horror and dark fantasy/SF genres. That being said, please don’t submit stories that rely purely on gratuitous violence and rape for its punch. That [ … ]

Submit to Ake Review
Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers
The Afro Vibe: Call for Submission

Deadline: none. Founded by EXPOUND‘s editor, Wale Owoade, The Afro Vibe is a digital pop-culture magazine that will launch in August in 12 African cities. The culture magazine will pay staff writers and commissioned contributors to cover travel, fashion, music, arts, film, tv, and other topics. The team consists of five staff contributors so far. It looks forward to opinion essays, articles, travelogues, interviews, and [ … ]

Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award and Anthology
Call for Submission: Africa in Dialogue
2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize

Deadline: July 31. Short Short Story Day Africa (SSDA) now accepts submissions for its 2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize. The winner will receive $800, the runner-up $200 and the second runner-up $100. So, submit one 3,000-5,000, previously unpublished piece of short fiction that explores identity, like themes of gender identity and sexuality. According to Short Story Day Africa, The “Id” is one [ … ]

2017 RL Poetry Award
Submissions Call: PRAXIS Response Chapbook
International Submission