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 …

The Saraba Manuscript Project

There is a growing interest in literature published and discussed within African countries. Saraba Magazine, a leading literary publishing outfit based in Nigeria, has been at the forefront of this conversation by championing the work of emerging writers. The …

Saraba Talk: A Celebration of Our Latest Publications

Poster Saraba Talk


Ikoyi, Lagos, 6th June — Saraba Literary Trust launches its latest publications at the Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries (ZODML) at 19B Awolowo Road. The event runs from 3-5pm and will feature readings and photographs. Victor Ehikhamenor and Jumoke …

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 …

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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