Dgëku Magazine

Dgëku is a premier literary magazine founded to celebrate and amplify writings and art by queer Africans. We publish poetry, fiction, photography/art, a wide range of nonfiction writings, including personal essays, cultural/literary criticism, dispatches from the diaspora, long-form interviews/conversations, and more. Our magazine spins at the intersection of creativity and community.

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August 9, 2021

The new publication pays $150 for prose pieces of 3,000 words or more, $30 for an individual poem, and $100 maximum for a suite of poems.

August 9, 2021

The new publication pays $150 for prose pieces of 3,000 words or more, $30 for an individual poem, and $100 maximum for a suite of poems.

“An ambitious new magazine that is committed to African literature"

- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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