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Akéwì Magazine is a literary magazine dedicated to championing the voice of BIPOC writers and artists everywhere.

Highlights

This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-6 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    15% *
    Editor reported data
  • Work acquired through solicitation: 3%

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 100

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative, wtf idk

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 100

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , , ,

Poetry

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

Art

Max pieces: 10

Photography

Max pieces: 10

Play

Max pieces: 1

No more than 3 main characters and 5 side characters. Must be a one-act play.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Bio should not exceed 150 words.

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic group
    We only publish works from BIPOC artists and writers, with special preference given to people of African Heritage. Within this marginalized group, we also accept submissions from LGBTQ+ creators, people with disabilities, and any other marginalized fraction.

  • Formatting

    Text submissions must be sent as either .doc, .docx, or .rtf files. Font size 12, Times New Roman font. Double spaced for prose and single spaced for poetry, with 1" margins on all sides.

  • Author's rights

    Akéwì asks for first time publisher rights. Once your work is published on Akéwì, you are free to use it a you please but we request that you quote Akéwì Magazine as the first publisher of the piece if it appears elsewhere.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

3

Total submissions tracked

39 days

Average response time

100%

Average acceptance rate

24 days

Fastest response time

44 days

Slowest response time

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Managed by editors

Submission calls

    General

    Jul 15, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024

    All genres

    Closed

About

Founded

2023

Country

NG

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    Editor Erinola E. Daranijo  avatar

    Erinola E. Daranijo

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Sophia Gabriel avatar

    Sophia Gabriel

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Praise Friday  avatar

    Praise Friday

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Israel Okonji  avatar

    Israel Okonji

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Joy Olaitan  avatar

    Joy Olaitan

    Art Director