AERODROME celebrates words and people. Through its reviews,
interviews, extracts and original creative writing, it aims to both champion and critique the art of writing — and showcase the subjects conveyed through books and writing.
For general queries, please email email@example.com. Queries regarding the website can be sent to the creative director, Djameela Dollie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AERODROME publishes original short fiction and poetry. Send them to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure you read the poetry and fiction guidelines before submitting your work. AERODROME also publishes features, interviews and reviews. Drop a line to the editor, Alexander Matthews at email@example.com, if you are interested in writing for AERODROME.
Akwantuo Writing, based in Accra, seeks to promote the Ghanaian and African literary community. Akwantuo:
Publishes voices in Ghanaian and African writing, providing a platform to get more authors’ works into the public domain.
Organizes writing workshops to promote habits of creativity in writers of all levels and as an initiative to promote a literary culture.
Callaloo provides a publication outlet, in English or English translations, for new, emerging, and established creative writers who produce texts in different languages in the African Diaspora. It also serves as a forum for literary and cultural critics who write about the literature and culture of the African Diaspora.
Callaloo is an academic quarterly. It also sponsors a number of related projects like on-campus readings lectures, symposia; an annual international creative writing workshop in fiction and poetry writing; and an annual conference.
joINT seeks to create a space in which to re-interpret what it means to be of African descent when one does not “fit” into the illusory monolith of Black political identity.
joINT seeks work from writers and visual artists across the African diaspora, who exist within the margins of gender, sex, religious, cis, able-bodied, and class privilege, to name a few.
Kalahari Review is an African-eccentric magazine interested in material exploring Africa and Africans in unique and avant-garde ways. Telling new stories from everyday African life as told by the people that are living it. It seeks stories that have not often been told but should be – through voices that have not yet been heard – but should.
Kwani? is a journal founded by some of Kenya’s most exciting new writers and has 6 print editions to date. Receives significant funding from the Ford Foundation and has become a major platform for writing from across the African continent.
Established in 2003, Kwani Trust is a Kenyan based literary network dedicated to developing quality creative writing and committed to the growth of the creative industry through the publishing and distribution of contemporary African writing, offering training opportunities, producing literary events and establishing and maintaining global literary networks.
Lunaris Review is a quarterly online literary and art journal based in Nigeria, with the ultimate goal of bringing together creative minds to a common platform of artistry and beauty while providing the audience a satisfying read. The journal features fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, poetry, artworks and photography by established and emerging writers.
Nthanda Review is a Malawian online literary magazine. Nthanda Review publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, folk tales, essays, and reviews of any length all year round.
The idea behind its creation is to provide a platform on which voices of different writers would be heard by the world. We publish works from Malawi and Africa as a whole. But we do not limit our outreach to just Africa, as such, anyone from across the world can contribute.
We accept works on any theme and style. So, you do not really have to familiarize yourself with the works we publish. Just read them for the love of literature. Contributors can submit to multiple categories. However, only submit once to each category until you have received our decision about your piece.
Submissions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line indicating the genre/category of your submission. All inquiries must be emailed to email@example.com. We do not pay contributors. The best we can do is to offer you the publishing space, for the love of literature and mankind.
Prufrock was founded because the founders believe that the more young, South African voices are heard, the better. That diversity is key to progress. Prufrock is South Africa’s best magazine of mighty fine writing, publishing fiction, non-fiction and poetry in all of South Africa’s languages.
Editor: Helen Sullivan
Creative director: James King
Art director: Rosie Mudge
Associate editors: Nick Mulgrew & Abdul-Malik Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana
A pan-African, bilingual (English/French), quarterly electronic magazine by, for and about sexual minority groups in Africa. Q-zine aims to provide a legitimate outlet for queer Africans to celebrate the creativity and cultural richness of queer life in Africa. Q-zine’s main goal is to encourage sexual minority groups to decide how they should be represented in popular culture.
Saraba is a quarterly literary magazine that aims to create unending voices by publishing the finest emerging writers, with a bias for Nigeria, and Africa. Publishes wonderful poetry in the form of chapbooks.
Its publications and website reflect and represent the best of emerging writing mainly from Nigeria, but also from the rest of the African continent. Saraba’s goal is to give emerging writers the opportunity of having their works published. “Emerging writers” is defined loosely, to spark useful dialogue. Saraba is interested in writers working out of Nigeria, whose work show tremendous promise but have hardly been published in a major literary magazine.
SciBraai is a proudly South African NPO dedicated to science journalism, communication and outreach. It features stories about South African research, technology and innovation, and the people behind the discoveries.
This blog welcomes all South Africans to go behind the scenes of local science and exploration endeavors. It’s a place to share stories about the scientists themselves and the interesting, little-known activities that are often left out of research journals. A place to learn more about the stuff that makes South African science and its people tick. A place to feel inspired about what South Africans are discovering on home soil and abroad. Because local is lekker, no matter what language you use.
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Born in Africa and bred in the diaspora, Transition is a unique forum for the freshest, most compelling, most curious ideas about race. It bills itself as “an anchor of deep reflection on black life and a map charting new routes through the globalized world.”
Transition is published three times annually by Indiana University Press. Now only accepts electronic submissions through Submittable. Submissions sent by physical mail will be recycled unread.