Category: interviews

Submit to Kabaka Magazine

Deadline: Dec.12. Kabaka Magazine is a quarterly queer literary magazine. It publishes original, unpublished poetry, fiction, visual arts, photography, videos, non-fiction: interviews, reviews,  memoir pieces, and essays. It wants works that interrogate what it means to be queer and African. Kabaka Magazine believes that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex lives are part of the African experience and culture. As [ … ]

Afridiaspora Accepts Unsolicited Submissions

Afridiaspora is opened for submission year round. An African webzine fetching African stories from every part of the world, Afridiaspora seeks eager African writers willing to tell their own stories as it should be told, in new voices, old voices, uncategorised voices, voices yearning to be heard, voices so subtle, the world could feel it in their bones. There is no [ … ]

PRAXIS’ Call for Submission

Submissions are welcomed all year round. PRAXIS Magazine for Arts and Literature is calling for submissions from Artists and Writers all over the world. Categories open for submissions are: Poetry Essays on arts and/or literature Podcast recordings of spoken word poetry or interviews with artists or writers Stories/poems/essays written in indigenous African languages (accompanied with English translation) Praxis Magazine is a [ … ]

Transition Religion Call

Deadline: Jan. 1, 2017 For the Transition Religion Call, submit your essays, interviews, poetry, fiction, and visual art that reflect on the role of religion in Africa and diaspora. Transition seeks fresh perspectives about the role and meaning of religion in the African Diaspora. Also, it seeks perspectives about conflict, and resettlement triggered by inter/intra-religious confrontation. Transition accepts simultaneous submissions but does [ … ]

Closed: SUNU Journal Submissions

A Wolof word meaning our, SUNU Journal engages critically African issues and topics at continental, regional, national and international levels through literary work, research papers and compelling visuals. SUNU’s mission is to amplify the youth voice and contribute to strengthening their collective consciousness in critical engagement with African affairs, and aesthetics. Accepted on a rolling basis, Submissions should critically and creatively explore topics [ … ]

Submit to the New Orleans Review

Mukoma wa Ngugi and Laura Murphy will be guest editing The African Literary Hustle, a New Orleans Review special print issue. You can submit to The African Literary Hustle your romance, science fiction, fantasy, epic, and experimental fiction pieces, your satire, political allegory, and critical non-fiction, translations, or revised narratives, and your poetry. The African Literary Hustle specifications Prose submissions should be 7,500 words or fewer. Poetry [ … ]


A Britain’s premier magazine for international contemporary writing. Published quarterly, Wasafiri provides serious literary and critical coverage of writers who often struggled, because of their cultural or ethnic backgrounds, to get adequate notice in the mainstream press. Fiction: submissions should be no longer than 6000 words in length and previously unpublished. Work should be submitted as a Word document or equivalent (no [ … ]


AERODROME publishes interviews, reviews, 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. AERODROME has a strong emphasis on literary fiction, memoir and current affairs from South Africa, the UK and the Commonwealth. But prepare to encounter everything from cookbooks to comics, from as far afield as Azerbaijan. Poetry: publishes original poetry [ … ]


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. Email: contact@qayn.org | Telephone: [ … ]

Transition Magazine

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. Transition does accept simultaneous submissions.  Please notify to [ … ]


Launched in 2012, SierrArts explores and showcases the literary arts by Sierra Leonean writers and artists. SierrArts is currently the only online literary journal established by Sierra Leoneans. SierrArts is a nonprofit arts organization that supports the literary arts through education, creative thinking, and new media. Submit: interviews, book reviews, and arts and culture.

Munyori Literary Journal

Munyori Literary Journal is an online Zimbabwean-American literary platform that features works from global writers and artists. While the journal receives the bulk of its submissions from Zimbabwe and the United States, it also features works from Nigeria, India, China, the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Ghana, Canada, and more from all corners of the globe. Biographic Profiles: Know of a writer, author, [ … ]


Launched in 1998, Mosaic is a print tri-annual (February, June, & October) that explores the literary arts by writers of African descent, and features interviews, essays, and book reviews. It welcomes advance review copies and galleys for review. Mosaic accepts essays, interviews, and literary-focused articles. Before submitting the full work, send a brief summary to info@mosaicmagazine.org. If you are interested in reviewing [ … ]

Kalahari Review

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. The Kalahari [ … ]


Published five times a year (Winter, Spring, Summer, Art, and Fall), Callaloo accepts original submissions of scholarly articles, book reviews, interviews, nonfiction essays, short fiction, poetry, and visual art. All manuscripts must be double spaced and submitted only as a Word document (.doc or .docx). Identifying information, including names of authors, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, should not be included in [ … ]

Banipal Magazine

Banipal welcomes inquiries from both authors or translators about submitting work. Banipal magazine is a magazine of translation, exclusively featuring authors from the Arab world. Most of the works translated are commissioned, from works that have already appeared  in the original languages in a published form, in books, magazines, newspapers or in on-line media. A minority of works published are written [ … ]