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University Of Michigan’s African Literature Today Calls for Papers/ How to Submit

University of Michigan’s African Literature Today calls for papers, articles and interviews, that engage with African speculative fiction and science fiction for a special issue. The guest-editors for this issue are Chimalum Nwankwo and Louisa Uchum Egbunike. The deadline for submissions is November 16, 2020. The press release from African Literature Today:  “In ancient Greece,...

Bat City Review/ How to Submit

Bat City Review is currently open for submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, hybrid pieces, and art. The magazine, founded in 2004, is devoted to supporting new and established writers. They have published so many amazing writers, including: James Tate, Patricia Lockwood, Terrance Hayes, Tracy K. Smith, C.K. Williams, Anthony Doerr, among other writers. The deadline...

AGNI/ How to Submit (Payment: $200)

AGNI is currently open to unsolicited submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The magazine has published an amazing number of talented writers, including Sarah Ladipo Manyinka, Chika Unigwe, Jhumpa Lahiri, among others. According to their blog: “We look for writing that catches experience before the crusts of habit form—poetry and prose that resist ideas about...

The Journal of African Youth Literature/ How to Submit

The Journal of African Youth Literature (also known as Jay Lit) is currently seeking submissions for its third issue. The journal is looking for submissions of poetry, fiction, plays, and comic/ visual art from young African writers who are between the ages of 15 and 35. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2020. Who...

The 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize/ How to Submit (Prize: £15000)

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize has opened for submissions for 2021. The prize, which is worth £15000 (£2,500 to each regional winner, and £5000 to the overall winner), is open to any citizen of a Commonwealth country. The most recent regional winner (Africa) is the Nigerian writer, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, who won the prize for...