We want to announce the call for entries for a special edition of Omenana in partnership with the Goethe institut. We are looking for 10 flash fiction stories between 500-1000 words that explore the future of West Africa and 10 artists willing to illustrate them. Stories should be centered around a West African city but … More Call for submission for special edition of Omenana.
Omenana, a monthly speculative fiction e-magazine, is open to submissions from writers from Africa and the African Diaspora. Stories and art must be speculative fiction (Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror or Magical Realism) and must involve characters, settings or themes directly related to the African continent. Stories and art should challenge normative ideas about gender, sexuality, ethnicity and religious belief. All stories and art must be in English (translations welcome), must be original works (no fan fiction, sorry) and previously unpublished. … More Call for Submissions: Speculative Fiction e-magazine
Reading the first chapters of Myne Whitman’s second novel “A Love Rekindled” was tedious for me. And for the life of me, I couldn’t fathom why. Myne’s sentences were beautiful in their simplicity and the characters few enough for me to remember without flipping pages to catch my bearing. The back-stories that appeared in every … More A Love Rekindled: A review