Call for Submissions: Ake Review 2017, deadline: 31 August 2017

Call for Submissions

Ake Review 2017

deadline: 31 August 2017

The Ake Arts and Book Festival is calling for submissions to the 2017 edition of our annual journal, Ake Review. This 5th Edition is themed This F-Word and will focus on the challenges, journeys and triumphs of African women, while exploring a range of feminist perspectives.


Rules for Submissions:

  1. Poetry – Up to 4 Poems
  2. Fiction – No more than 2,500 words
  3. Non-Fiction – No more than 2,000 words
  4. Artwork – Up to 2 high-res jpeg works
  5. A bio of no longer than 70 words
General Guidelines:
  • 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  • Entries must be original and unpublished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 submission is Thursday 31 August, 2017
  • Successful contributors will receive 2 copies of Ake Review and a token payment which will be communicated upon acceptance.
Ake Review welcomes entries in all literary and artistic genres including: fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, reviews, photography, film, music, sound art, performance art, and visual art. Entries can be submitted in written form, as podcasts, or as videos. Pieces that explore multi-genre, inter-disciplinary, and multimedia formats are encouraged.


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