Call For Submissions/ Ake Arts And Book Festival

This is an opportunity every writer should consider . Get to work. . Write, re-write edit and submit.

  • In anticipation of its 2016 edition, the Ake Arts and Book Festival is delighted to announce a call for entries for Ake Review, our annual journal. The theme for Ake Arts and Book Festival isBENEATH THIS SKIN. Centered on issues around identity, race and individuality, we desire work that engages these subjects.Submissions:
  • Poetry – a maximum of three poems
  • Prose – a maximum of 1600 words
  • Artworks/Photographs – a maximum of 2 works in high-res jpeg

Please include a bio of no longer than 70 words

All entries must be submitted via email to [email protected] as attachments with ‘AR Submission’ in the subject line.Entries must be original and unpublishedOnly one submission per personDeadline for entries is Monday 29 August 2016All accepted submissions will be published on after #AkeFest16Successful creatives will receive 2 copies of Ake Review.

Please note that registration for #AkeFest16 will begin on 22, August 2016


Good luck.

Miriam David

Miriam is a creative writer, short story blogger, editor and contributor on . She is an alumnus of the great University of Benin, a philosopher and an aspiring author of best sellers to come. When she is not writing, she is either working, keeping up with social media trends,reading novels, listening to good music, seeing movies or dreaming up stories.

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