The Ake Arts and Book Festival is calling for submissions to the 2017 edition of our 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.
Ake Review welcomes entries in all literary and artistic genres including: fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, reviews, photography, film, music, sound art, performance art, and visual art.
Entries can be submitted in written form, as podcasts, or as videos. Pieces that explore multi-genre, inter-disciplinary, and multimedia formats are encouraged.
Poetry – Up to 4 Poems
Fiction – No more than 2,500 words
Non-Fiction – No more than 2,000 words
Artwork – Up to 2 high-res jpeg works
A bio of no longer than 70 words
All entries must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org as attachments with ‘AR Submission’ in the subject line.
Entries must be original and unpublished
Only one submission per person
Successful contributors will receive 2 copies of Ake Review and a token payment which will be communicated upon acceptance.
August 31, 2017
Interested candidates should read the guidelines carefully, and apply. Good luck to all those who apply.