Category: short stories

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 [ … ]

New Contrast

Established in 1960, New Contrast is devoted mainly to publishing original work by South African writers, and other activities incidental to that. Submissions need to be made through Submittable. Prefers not to receive material via email as there are too many occasions for material to be lost. Contributions must be unpublished. Preferred file types are .doc or .docx. Also acceptable are .odt, .rtf, or .txt files. [ … ]

Mirabilia Review

An online carnival of the world’s storytelling traditions, a bazaar of diverse and variegated narratives which celebrates the unities and divergences of experience in the contemporary global space. Submit: send short stories of between 4,000 and 12,000 words to mirabilia.review@gmail.com. Submissions should be sent as attachments in .doc or .rtf file types. A short biographical sketch is required. The subject line [ … ]


An online Ethiopian literary journal, it is published in Amharic and English. Submissions should be in .doc, .jpg, or .pdf format, if in English. Submissions in the Ethiopic alphabet should preferably be in .gif, .jpg or .pdf format. Word documents are also acceptable if written in fonts supported by feedel, visual geez, visual geez unicode or any other unicode compatible software. Send [ … ]


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 [ … ]