Call for Submissions: Ons Klyntji International Magazine (Deadline for submissions: 31st May)


Ons Klyntji, an independent magazine of literature, art, music, culture and design, published and launched every year in South Africa at the Oppikoppi music festival is looking for submissions “written or visual”.


One Klyntji Magazine 

There is no set theme, but there is preference for material that concerns the here and now: for instance love, politics, drought, the road, music, the city and the land, origins and myth.

Writings about South Africa, Africa, South Africans and Africans will be appreciated.


  • Your three best poems
  • Short stories no longer than 2500 words
  • Photographs, graphics, sketches, images, doodles etc that work in black and white, and smallish (Ons Klyntjiis printed the size of your back pocket)
  • Book and CD reviews of no longer than 150 words a shot (focus on South African and African material, fiction or non-fiction, poetry or non-poetry)
  • Interviews with a creative of your choice (max 2000 words)
  • A short thesis on why South Africans consider the orange traffic light to be an invitation to speed up (max 100 words)

You can submit in any language to either: or

To find out more about Ons Klyntji:

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