If you’re looking for new African writing, check out The Shallow Tales Review. The magazine is founded by Nzube Nlebedim who is also the fiction editor. Other members of the editorial team include Chidiebube onye Okohia (Poetry), Orji Victor Ebubechukwu (Non-Fiction), Jesudara Hinmkaiye & Elendu Wisdom Chikwado (Photography and Art).

Established in 2019, The Shallow Tales Review publishes poetry, fiction, cultural essays, one-act plays, commentaries, photography, translations and book reviews that “proclaim Africa’s rich cultural heritage, experience, and history.” It publishes six themed issues annually in January, March, May, July, September, and November. 

The Shallow Tale Review recently announced the release of their 33rd issue. The issue, which is themed “Loss,” brought together fiction, poetry and essay from 19 writers in Nigeria (including 2019 Awele Creative Trust winner Ufuoma Bakporhe), Liberia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, and Kenya. Read the issue here

Find out about how to submit your work to The Shallow Tales Review here.