The Shallow Tales Review has released its 34th issue on the theme “Disruption.” The issue was released on the 31st of July, 2021.

It includes contributions from Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwea and Botswana, featuring a conversation with Zimbabwean author, T.L. Huchu, two short stories, six essays, and nine poems.

According to the publisher’s statement, the new issue “celebrates fragments of disruptions which foretell hope for the African future.”

“Here, we see creatives who are breaking away, showing disconnect from the status quo,” says poetry editor, Chidiebube onye Okohia, in the issue’s editorial. “In truth, disruption assumes a colorful stance as these writers try to tell their different stories.”

Some contributors in this issue include: Enit’ayanfeAyosojumi Akinsanya (Nigeria), Abu Bakr Sadiq (Nigeria), Darlington Chibueze Anuonye (Nigeria), Turi Ekirapa(Kenya), Carl Terver (Nigeria), and Busamoya Phodiso Modirwa(Botswana).

The official cover photo was designed by Peter Ogunjinrin, with the art/photographs by Nigerian photographer Jude Hindan.

Issue 34 was edited by Nzube Nlebedim (fiction), Chidiebubeonye Okohia (poetry) and Orji Victor Ebubechukwu(nonfiction).

Media sponsors were Brittle Paper, James MuruaLiterary Blog, and Africa in Words.

Issue 33 themed “LOSS” was published in May 2021.

Read the 34th issue here: