Brittle Paper is an online literary magazine for readers of African Literature. We are Africa’s premier online literary brand inspiring readers to explore and celebrate African literary experiences in all its diversity.
To cultivate a fun and informative platform for readers who love literature from Africa. We inspire, entertain, and empower readers through an optimistic, diverse, and immersive experience of literature.
We feature news about books and daily happenings in the African literary scene.
We publish fiction, poetry, book reviews, and essays.
We bring African literature to captive audiences in digital spaces.
We publicly document the contemporary African literary scene.
“A progressive platform for new African literature.” – Lithub
“[Brittle Paper] has become widely read across the continent and a premier incubator for African queer, feminist, and socially marginalized writers.”– LA Review of Books
“A carefully curated online space that not only focuses on highbrow literature, but also actively promotes genre literature.” – Guardian Nigeria
“An essential source of news about new work by writers of color outside of the United States.” – Publisher’s Weekly