Call for Submissions: Beneath this Skin, Ake Review, deadline: 29 August 2016




Aké Review Call for Submissions

Beneath this Skin

Deadline 29 August 2016


In anticipation of its 2016 edition, the Ake Arts and Book Festival is delighted to announce a call for entries for Ake Review, our annual journal. The theme for Ake Arts and Book Festival is BENEATH THIS SKIN. Centered on issues around identity, race and individuality, we desire work that engages these subjects.


  1. Poetry – a maximum of three poems
  2. Prose – a maximum of 1600 words
  3. Artworks/Photographs – a maximum of 2 works in high-res jpeg
  4. Please include a bio of no longer than 70 words


  • All entries must be submitted via email to as attachments with ‘AR Submission’ in the subject line.
  • Entries must be original and unpublished
  • Only one submission per person
  • Deadline for entries is Monday 29 August 2016
  • All accepted submissions will be published on after #AkeFest16
  • Successful creatives will receive 2 copies of Ake Review

Please note that registration for #AkeFest16 will begin on 22, August 2016

We look forward to reading your entries!

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