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The Single Story Foundation (TSSF) is currently open for submissions. The journal will be accepting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction.
In an email to Brittle Paper, their editors stated that their interest are in “works about Africa, Africans, and African issues from writers of African descents or those associated with Africa.”
Here are the submission guidelines.
  • TSSF does not not accept unoriginal or previously published pieces.
  • Word count for nonfiction: 4,000 words. Word count for fiction: 6,000 words. Poetry: three to five poems.
  •  Writers should send their works as a Microsoft Word document attachment to journal@singlestory.org, with the email title as TSSF Journal: [Work Name], [genre]. Identifying information should not be in the document submitted.
  • All submissions should include at most a 100-word biography, in the body of the email.
  • Deadline: July 15.

 

Submissions to TSSF will be peer-reviewed by Tolu Oloruntoba, Chris Ogunlowo, Ayo Sogunro, Meka Jegede, and Kacy Cunningham. If accepted, the journal’s managing editor, Tiah Beautement, and the rest of the editorial team, Tolu Daniel and Genna Gardini, will work with the writers to get their submissions ready for publication.

Submit HERE.

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OTOSIRIEZE is a writer, literary journalist, former academic, and Deputy Editor of Brittle Paper. A judge for the 2019 Gerald Kraak Award, he is an editor at 14, Nigeria’s first queer art collective which has published two volumes: WE ARE FLOWERS and THE INWARD GAZE. He is the curator of ART NAIJA SERIES, a sequence of themed e-anthologies of writing and visual art exploring different aspects of Nigerianness: ENTER NAIJA: THE BOOK OF PLACES (October, 2016) focuses on cities in Nigeria; WORK NAIJA: THE BOOK OF VOCATIONS (June, 2017) focuses on professions in Nigeria. His fiction has appeared in The Threepenny Review and Transition, and has been shortlisted for the Miles Morland Writing Scholarship and the Gerald Kraak Award, both in 2016, and a Pushcart Prize in 2015. He attended the 2018 Miles Morland Foundation Creative Writing Workshop. He has completed a collection of short stories, YOU SING OF A LONGING, and is working on a novel. He is represented by David Godwin Associates literary agency. He combined history and literature at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and taught English at Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu. When bored, the boy just Googles Rihanna. Find him at otosirieze.com, where he accepts editing and writing offers, or on Instagram or Twitter: @otosirieze.

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