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,

Call for Submissions—”Power” and “Money”

Saraba Magazine welcomes submissions for 2016.

Saraba will explore the theme of “Power” for its nineteenth issue, and the theme of “Money” for its twentieth issue.  


Issue 19: POWER

Power is everywhere, diffused and

Saraba Weekly: A Note on Submissions

Since 2009, Saraba has published the work of several emerging writers from Nigeria and the rest of the African continent. The quality of the writing we have showcased has improved significantly, cheer-led by the enthusiasm of editors and the incredible …

Tweet-Chat with Azafi Omoluabi-Ogosi

Join Azafi Omoluabi-Ogosi as she answers questions on the Saraba Manuscript Prize. Azafi is the CEO/Managing Editor of Parresia Publishers, and one of the judges of the Saraba Manuscript Prize.

Tweet at @SerenadeMe with your questions on the kind of

Forthcoming Twitter Events

For Saraba Manuscript Prize

Join Ayobami Adebayo and Emmanuel Iduma as they answer questions on the Saraba Manuscript Prize.

Tweet at @sarabamag with your questions, or by using the hashtag #smsprize.

Date: Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Time: 6—8pm

Speculation: Futures of Literary Magazines

In collaboration with Jalada Africa, Saraba Magazine presents a panel on digital literary magazines at the Storymoja Festival, Kenya

What is the future of literary publications? Given the state of publishing infrastructure in most East and West African countries, 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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