A PIGEON squeezes through a chink in the bedroom window and flies round and round, upsetting things—the ceramic candle stand, the incense sticks, the mug of pimply gruel. Its shadow trickles over the newsprint pasted on the walls until the …

Saraba is a literary magazine focused on the work of new writers in Nigeria and other parts of the African continent. Since 2009, we have published several issues of a magazine, editions of poetry chapbooks, and online-only work.
Our ongoing Manuscript Project supports the publication of long-form fiction and nonfiction by ten new Nigerian writers.
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