Apply to Join Our New Editorial Team

Saraba, the acclaimed literary magazine based in Nigeria, calls for applications for a new editorial team, including an Editor, Fiction Editor, Poetry Editor, Nonfiction Editor, and an Assistant Editor.

Since 2009, the editorial team has included Emmanuel Iduma and Dami …

Anniversary Giveaway

TJ Benson’s Short Story Collection to be Published by Parresia


We are pleased to announce that Saraba Literary Trust has facilitated the acquisition of rights to TJ Benson’s short story collection, We Won’t Fade into Darkness by renowned Nigerian publisher, Parresia. This is an exciting development. Our goal with

Launch of Transitions in Lagos


Join the editors of Saraba for a celebration of our new issue, “Transitions”. The featured writers and visual artists explore the theme of transitions through questions of time, movement, and exchange, among others.

Featuring readings by contributors—Suzanne

Submit to Our 2018 Issues

For the 2018 issues of Saraba magazine, we ask prospective contributors to interpret the themes in singular, yet compelling ways. Submit unpublished writing that addresses any of our themes, indicating in your cover letter which issue(s) you would like to

Saraba at Ake Arts and Book Festival

Join us for the first presentation of our new issue in Nigeria, at the Ake Arts and Book Festival.

As our publication evolves from its online presence to one in physical form, this event marks the Nigerian launch of our

Saraba Talk with Ayobami Adebayo & Ayo Sogunro

Power Show-Poster


Everything in Nigeria is Going to Kill You is Ayo Sogunro’s relentless pursuit to understand the survival abilities of the average Nigerian in a system that is definitely dysfunctional. “Some of us complain,” he writes, “some of us protest,

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.
Registered as a non-profit in Nigeria, we depend on the support of readers like you to publish new writing. Please donate.