Publication

Special Issue: Literary Festivals

In this special issue on the occasion of the Storymoja Festival 2015, writers and past attendees of several literary festivals on the African continent offer their reflections. The essays are memoiristic, diaristic, and ultimately evoke the spirit of each festival …

#17, Survival

A story burns its presence on your skin, like the gazing eye in a photograph. You feel your own bareness and insecurity. You know what your love is worth: a great sacrifice: whatever it takes, to remain committed. The thought …

Special Issue: Displacement

A special issue on global migration and refugees featuring the work of Tobias Zielony & Victor Ehikhamenor, as part of the German Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, 2015

The special issue themed “Displacement” prefaces Saraba Magazine’s Survival Issue. A selection of …

The Poet of Sand—Chapbook by Umar Sidi

Saraba Magazine is pleased to release a new poetry chapbook by Umar Sidi, The Poet of Sand. In this collection of 34 pages and 4 poems, Sidi’s writing is bold, defiant, enchanting and metaphysical. The chapbook is published with

#16, Solitude

The matters of the mind, perhaps, might be a more fitting description. The heart is often misconstrued as software; it is rather a fist-size muscle lodged in a rib-cage compelled to whip the body into inevitable exhaustion. The mind is …

#15, History

In this issue, our contributors unravel the making and remaking of experiences, of History. From the personal, from the collective, there is a sense that history is not a one-off event. It is in constant flux, ordering and disrupting; it …

Daybreak & Other Poems – #1 Individual Poetry Chapbook

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Saraba Magazine is pleased to flag off her individual poetry chapbook series with Daybreak & Other Poems by Dami Ajayi. This individual poetry chapbook series project is another rigorous attempt at showcasing Nigerian, and indeed, African poetry written by Nigerians …

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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