Literary Magazines

Jahazi, Ipikai, Omenana, Doek, Johannesburg Review of Books, Arablit, and Isele are currently available for your reading pleasure.

Jahazi

Jahazi Journal Oct 22

The latest edition focused on “Land Governance, Culture & Heritage” has contributions by among others Angela Nyanchama & Eileen Wakesho, Patrick Kabanda, Sr. Elizabeth W. Wanyoike, Fredrick B. Magina & Agnes N. Mwasumbi, and Valence Valerian Meriki Silayo. The magazine has an editorial board of Caroline Mose, Faith Oneya, and Mueni Lundi.

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Ipikai

Ipikai edition 2

Ipikai, founded by Batsirai Chigama and Fungai Tichawangana is an initiative of the new Zimbabwe Poets Society. The second edition of the magazine edited by Tariro Ndoro features contributions by among others Lindiwe Dhlakama, Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure, Emmanuel Sigauke, Tanyaradzwa Tiffany Nyikadzino, Francis Muzofa, Tanyaradzwa Tiffany Nyikadzino, Simon Mugunzva, Simon Mugunzva, Joseph Chauke Matose, Portia Ndhlovu, Christopher Mlalazi, Pauline Chirata Mukondiwa, Tarisai Nyamuranga, Simon Mugunzva, Farai Chaka, Mbonisi Zikhali, Brain Garusa, Portia Ndhlovu, Brain Garusa, Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure, Mbonisi Zikhali, Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure, Anesuishe Ndlovu, and Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure.

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 Omenana

Omenana 23

Issue 23 of the acclaimed speculative lit mag Omenana edited by Iquo DianaAbasi has contributions of among others Makan Fofana,Welid Labidi, Moussa Ould Ebnou, Oyedotun Damilola Muees, Ishola Abdulwasiu Ayodele, Nick Wood, Temitayo Olofinlua, Daniel Dan-Asisah, and Hannu Afere

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Doek

Doek edition 9

Edition 9 of magazine founded and edited by Remy Ngamije features work by Karin Eloff, Mbozie Haimbe, Frowin Becker, Kenanao Phele, Roland Watson-Grant, and Nia McAllister.

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The Johannesburg Review of Books

The Johannesburg Review of Books

The September issue of The Johannesburg Review of Books comes with contributions from Athambile Masola, Fungai Machirori, Wamuwi Mbao, Anna Stroud, Dimakatso Sedite, Margie Orford, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Lester Walbrugh, mpho ndaba, Roy Udeh-Ubaka, Ben Okri, Kopano Ratele, Bolu Babalola, Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi, Barbara Masekela, Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon, Joy Watson, Mohsin Hamid, Christopher McMichael, Ken Kweku Nimo, Pulane Mlilo Mpondo, Victor Dlamini, Tymon Smith, and Jennifer Malec.

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Arablit

Arablit Fall Edition '22

The most recent edition, the fall edition following the theme of weddings, was edited Nashwa Nasreldin and has contributions by Leonie Rau, Abu Nuwas, Tawfiq al-Hakim/ Zahra Marwan, Ouissal Harize, Radwa Ashour,Samira Azzam, Hassan Almohtasib, and Sherif Adel among others.

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Isele

Isele Magazine

Then current edition of the magazine features contributions from among others Ali Akawu, Ema Babikwa, Mosa Neema Rabannye, Isabelle Quilty, Yannick Mutombo, Charles Stephens, Dave Bachmann, Akinyemi Olajesutofunmi, Onyeche A. Onobu, Rafiat Lamidi, Karla Maria, Hayden Dansky, Gaelle Lonji, Linda M. Crate, E.J. Schoenborn, Frances Cannon, Madeline Turner, Bex Hainsworth, Cee Chávez, and Ishola Abdulwasiu Ayodele. Its theme is “Queer Joy.”

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