Call For Submissions | Ebedi Review Magazine | Ebedi Writers’ Residency

Editors of the Ebedi Review have called for submissions for its third edition of the magazine.

The Ebedi International Writers Residency was established in 2010 by Dr. Wale Okediran as a retreat for African writers the world over searching for a serene and comfortable environment to research and work on their arts. Since inception, the residency has welcomed about 100 writers from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, Cameroon and South Africa. The residency accepts three to four writers for a six-week stay. And aside lodging, local transportation and reading materials, it also provides residents with weekly stipends, a housekeeper/cook and a residency manager.

The Review is an in-house magazine of the Ebedi International Writers Residency, Iseyin Nigeria. It features articles on the residency and its environs from fellows of the Residency and also accepts and publishes short stories, photos and poems from writers across the world.

The Ebedi Review was first published and launched in 2014 in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital. The second edition of the review which featured works of writers including Jumoke Verisimo, Ayobami Adebayo, Wale Okediran, Amatesiro Dore, Barbara Oketta, Nakisanze Sagawa, Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam, Mariam Sule, Khalid Imam and Nana Aisha Salaudeen among others was published in 2016.

Guides for Submission
Submissions open from 4th to 30th September, 2017. The review is expected to arrive the shelves by the end of October, 2017
Submissions are NOT restricted to fellows of the Ebedi Residency.
Submissions are welcomed from writers across the world.
Short fiction submissions must NOT be more than 1, 000 words long. Similarly, only one piece of poetry work per writer is acceptable. Articles, book reviews and essays shall not be more than 1, 500 words long.
All entries must be typed using Times New Roman, 12 point font size and double spaced.

Routes for submission
Fiction/essays/reviews are to be emailed to the fiction editor: while Poetry submissions are to be emailed to the poetry editor,
All submissions must be sent as an attachment.
Submissions are to be saved with the title of work, category and name of the writer. For instance, Satans & Shaitans – Fiction – Obinna Udenwe or Indefinite Cravings – Poetry – Paul Liam.

The Subject of the mail should carry:  Ebedi Review Submission/Category/Name of the Work.