Akowdee Magazine Is Accepting Submissions/ How To Submit

Mar 11, 2024by Kelechi Okoro0

Akowdee Magazine is a platform for bold, rebellious voices that challenge conventions and ignite dialogue.

They believe in providing a platform for emerging voices to be heard and celebrated. Below you will find their comprehensive submission guidelines and key information for aspiring contributors who dare to push boundaries and redefine literary norms. They look forward to reading your submissions and engaging with your unique perspectives.


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Submission Guidelines For Akowdee Magazine

  • At AKOWDEE, they seek to amplify the voices of writers who dare to be different.
  • They welcome submissions in various forms, including fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews.
  • Their magazine celebrates diversity, welcomes marginalized voices, and embraces perspectives that challenge the status quo.
  • In their pursuit of diversity and inclusivity, they do not accept submissions that degrade or discriminate against any group of people, unless such portrayals are historically accurate and essential to the narrative.
  • They encourage submissions that foster understanding and empathy among readers.
  • Submissions to Akowdee Magazine must be previously unpublished.
  • They accept simultaneous submissions but request that authors inform them promptly if their work is accepted elsewhere before receiving their response. This allows them to manage their editorial process efficiently and ensure timely communication with contributors.
  • They aim to respond to submissions within 2-4 weeks, providing constructive feedback to each author.
  • Their goal is to foster a supportive and collaborative environment where writers can grow and develop their craft.

What They Want

  • AKOWDEE seeks literature that transcends boundaries and defies expectations.
  • They welcome submissions that explore unconventional themes and experimental forms.
  • In particular, they are drawn to works of queer fiction, speculative fiction, historical fiction, and murder mysteries/thrillers.
  • Additionally, they accept literature-related reviews that engage critically with literary works and themes.

How to Submit

To submit your work, please send it via email to [email protected] following the provided instructions:

  • Use the subject line format: “[CATEGORY] Submission – [Title] – [Name]”.
    For example, “ESSAY Submission – Our Is Full Of Shining Things – Samuel Jackson”.
  • Attach your Word document (.doc or .docx) and name it with the title and genre (e.g., “Fiction King of Matamba Street.docx”).
  • Word Count
    Fiction & Non-fiction: 1,000-4,000 words
    Poetry: Maximum of 2 poems
    Book Review: 2,000 words
  • Formatting: Double-spaced 12 point font (Times New Roman, Arial, or Garamond)
  • No indented paragraphs for fiction especially prose work.

Eligibility Criteria

  • They encourage writers from diverse backgrounds and experiences to submit their work for consideration.
  • There is no entry fee.

Author Rights

  • Upon acceptance, AKOWDEE MAGAZINE requests first serial rights for the accepted work(s), which revert to the author one month after publication.
  • However, should the work be republished elsewhere, they kindly request acknowledgement of AKOWDEE MAGAZINE as the first publisher.
  • Authors retain the right to republish their work elsewhere two months after its initial publication with us.


Regrettably, AKOWDEE MAGAZINE is not a paying market. However, they deeply value the contributions of their r writers and strive to provide constructive feedback to all submissions.


Please submit your work on or before 15th March, 2024.

More questions? You can check out their social media page.

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