Lolwe

Lolwe is a Kenya-based Pan-African magazine of literature and photography, founded by Troy Onyango. We have released four issues, in June 2020, December 2020, June 2021, and December 2021. We organize the Lolwe Classes, a series of creative writing workshops on Zoom.

All Works

July 25, 2022

The issue will be guest-edited by Tlotlo Tsamaase, Frazier Michael, and Lucky Grace. It opens for submissions on August 1.

January 12, 2022

The Pan-African publication’s newest includes writing and photography. Read the editorial note by its founder Troy Onyango.

June 25, 2021

The Kenya-based magazine’s latest, featuring fiction, poetry, essays, and photography by 18 contributors, is guest-edited by the Ghanaian writer Elfreda Tetteh and the Trinidadian writer Akhim Alexis, and illustrated by the Nigerian artist Moje Ikpeme.

July 25, 2022

The issue will be guest-edited by Tlotlo Tsamaase, Frazier Michael, and Lucky Grace. It opens for submissions on August 1.

January 12, 2022

The Pan-African publication’s newest includes writing and photography. Read the editorial note by its founder Troy Onyango.

June 25, 2021

The Kenya-based magazine’s latest, featuring fiction, poetry, essays, and photography by 18 contributors, is guest-edited by the Ghanaian writer Elfreda Tetteh and the Trinidadian writer Akhim Alexis, and illustrated by the Nigerian artist Moje Ikpeme.

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

- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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