Submissions are currently closed until JULY 1ST
Just like the name, NNỌKỌ is a gathering of African Literature and Art. We are always on the lookout for fresh literature and art from African Writers and Writers of Colour. If you write or create art, we would love to hear from you.
Special Note: We have changed our submissions process. Please read through to see the new format.
What Are We Looking For?
Our sole purpose is promoting the creativity that the African continent possesses by publishing pen wielders for readers around the globe and appreciators of art, because, what’s art without exposure?
We are looking for stories that have not often been told but should be — through voices that have not yet been heard — but should. We are interested in providing a home for stories that push the limits. Stories only you can write. Stories that give us a glimpse of just how colourful the pages of your imagination can be.
Unfortunately, Nnoko is unable to pay contributors at this time. However, we are working hard to reach a position where contributors can receive compensation for their work.
What We Publish
- Short Stories
All submissions should meet the following guidelines:
Fiction, essays, humour pieces, articles, non-fiction, plays:
Should be single-spaced format and be attached as a Microsoft Word document. Please include any photos or graphic illustrations that you feel would help your piece.
Series: Should be single-spaced format and each chapter sent in different Microsoft word document
Poetry: Single page — attached as a Microsoft Word document. [Three poems max, per submission]
All write-ups should be no more than three thousand (3000) words.
Please Note: We do not accept multiple submissions, but we do consider simultaneous submissions. Please inform us when your work has been accepted for publication elsewhere.
When We Accept
The submissions window is currently closed. It will open on the 1st of July, 2022. Do note that emails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org will receive no replies from June 15th.
But fret not! If you submitted on or before 15th, we’ll still get to your submission and give you feedback.
Writers retain full rights to their work post-publication. If you would like to republish your story elsewhere, please make sure that Nnọkọ is credited and linked to as the original publisher. Work should be previously unpublished – personal blogs and websites are an exception.
Questions? Send us a mail: email@example.com