Deadline: Rolling basis, see editorial calendar
The Republic reflects on what it means to be Nigerian. It seeks to discover the answer to the question whether Nigerians are any closer to understanding Nigerian life. The magazine, established this year, currently seeks personal and non-personal essays on Nigeria and issues relevant to Nigeria and African. It also seeks criticism submission on art, culture, politics and the economy, and fiction submissions.
The Republic Submission Guidelines
Essays: submit essays that explore class and the economy, ethnicity and identity, gender, history, migration and the diaspora, religion, violence, and youth and politics. Personal Essays should be within the 800 – 1,200 words and non-personal essays should be within the 1,500 – 3,000 words limit. Send essays as PDF attachments to email@example.com.
Criticism: The Republic is interested in crisp, original thoughts on art, culture, politics and the economy. It especially encourages you to submit satire. Works should between 200 and 1,200 words. Send your work as PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fiction: The Republic accepts short stories (7,500 words max) and novellas (30,000 words max). However, it does not accept unsolicited novel manuscripts. Send your stories as PDF attachments to email@example.com.
Submissions must be written mainly in English or Pidgin English. The Republic only considers previously unpublished works. Submit no more than three stories, three essays or three works of criticism at a time. Send submissions as PDF attachments with the category of the manuscript in the subject line (e.g. FICTION). Writers will be notified via email within 90 days. The Republic is willing to provide feedback, upon request and at its discretion.