Forthcoming Poetry Chapbook: Epiphanies by Jumoke Verissimo

Saraba Magazine is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of a new poetry chapbook, Epiphanies: New Poems by Jumoke Verissimo.

Jumoke Verissimo is a leading Nigerian poet, and one of the most sensitive working today. Her first collection of …


Call for Submissions Issue 18: The Crime Issue

Saraba welcomes submissions for its eighteenth issue on the theme of “Crime”.

Crime is part of everyday life, affecting us viscerally, contributing to the dynamic of our relations. The fear of theft, of assault, builds up walls we often do …


Forthcoming: The Survival Issue



The (long-awaited) Survival Issue of Saraba Magazine (no. 17) is due out on April 19.

With poetry by: Kelechi Nwaike, Tonye Willie-Pepple, Paul Wairia, Adeyinka Elujoba, Aisha Nelson, Jen Thorpe, Kate Hampton, Sarah Haughn, and Omukuvah Otido.

Short stories …


Displacement – A Special Issue of Saraba Magazine


Saraba Magazine announces the forthcoming publication of a special issue featuring the work of Tobias Zielony and Victor Ehikhamenor. Tobias Zielony is one of the artists included in the German Pavilion of 56th Venice Biennale of Arts 2015, curated by


Internship with Saraba

Saraba Literary Trust, publishers of Saraba Magazine, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting literature in Nigeria, with Africa-wide collaborations. Our work is sustained by a group of committed and enthusiastic writers, scholars, and artists. Most of our editors and …


Our Board of Trustees

Following the completion of our registration as non-profit company limited by gurantee by the Corporate Affairs Commission, we are pleased to introduce our Board of Trustees. They will provide advisory support for the organization’s wide-ranging literary projects and collaborations in …

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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