Ake Review 2017: Call For Submissions

The Ake Arts and Book Festival is calling for submissions to the 2017 edition of the 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 Submission
  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 editor@akefestival.org 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  • Entries must be original and unpublished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