Writers Space Africa, Open Country Mag, Pepper Coast Lit and Masobe Quarterly are currently available for your reading pleasure.
Lit Pepper Coast
Pepper Coast Lit is a literary magazine that seeks to bring attention to the brave voices of Liberia’s coast. They accept poetry from all over the world, crossing all themes and/or styles.
Their first edition which was edited by Korpo M. Selay features contributions from among others Abunic Sherif II, Morwamphaka Sello Huma, Sihle Ntuli, Haruna Abdulmajid, Sunny Eddie Crawford, Ejiro Elizabeth Edward, Fasasi Abdulrosheed Oladipupo, John Chinaka Onyeche, Eniola Abdulrqeeb Arowolo, Damilola Omotoyinbo, Flourish Joshua, Sabah Carrim, Leelah J Clarke, Aloysius Harmon Jr, Ivan Fiske IV and Sheila Gbollie.
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Masobe Books is a Nigerian publisher that has made strides in the African literary space over the past couple of years. In the recent past, some of the writers who have published or books are forthcoming are Efua Traoré, Chimeka Garricks, Bina Idonije, Odafe Atogun, Troy Onyango, Ayodele Olofintuade, Michael Afenfia, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim.
The Lagos-based publisher has a publication they call the Masobe Quarterly which features some of the people they have published. The first edition contains an interview with Efua Traorè the author of Quicksand Children as well as contributions from authors Masobe Bina Idonije and Chiemeka Garricks. There is also a section highlighting the best books of the term.
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Writers Space Africa
Writers Space Africa is a monthly literary magazine that brings a rich diversity of writing by African writers to a global audience.
The June edition which is the 66e is edited by Comfort Nyati and has contributions from among others Halla Immaculate, Pelekani Lwenje, Seluliwe Masuku, Marcel Aduda, Atlas Booth, Laurent Bwesigye, Kingu Aisha Saidi, Emmanuel GG Yamba, Naveen Pujani, Damilare Popoola, Olabode Oluwabukola and Ncube Samkeliso.
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Open Country Mag is a multi-platform space for African literature that was founded by Otosirieze Obi-Young and launched on December 26, 2020. The magazine features journalism and in-depth stories about the institutions and people shaping the African literary scene.
The current edition titled “The Next Generation: Special Issue” is an in-depth and groundbreaking look at some of Africa’s most exciting new writing talent. Some of those featured are
Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, Troy Onyango, Keletso Mopai, Gbenga Adesina, Gaamangwe Joy Mogami, Nnamdi Ehirim, Cheswayo Mphanza, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Logan February, Nana Nkweti, Ebenezer Agu, Rémy Ngamije, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane & Alma-Nalisha Cele , Tobi Eyinade and Romeo Oriogun.
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