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August 4, 2022

The platform, founded and edited by the Kenyan writer, is building a conversation between Africa and the Black diaspora. It is his second venture after the defunct Enkare Review.

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

​Watch editors Troy Onyango and Rémy Ngamije talk online magazine publishing in Africa. The Instagram Live conversation, to be moderated by Frances Ogamba, is Open Country Mag’s first public event.

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.

January 23, 2021

. . . to be guest-edited by Elfreda Tetteh, Akhim Alexis, and Stephanie Wanga.

December 26, 2020

Guest-edited by Gbenga Adesina, Mapule Mohulatsi, and Esther Karin Mngodo, it features fiction, poetry, essays, and photography by 19 contributors.

November 28, 2023

In their debut novel-in-stories Vagabonds!, the Nigerian writer and visual artist pursues an alternate reality of their mind, taking on, among other subjects, social normalcy, gender, and queerness.

November 28, 2023

The Ghanaian American author of What Napoleon Could Not Do, a summer reading pick by Barack Obama, has been thinking about art in our contemporary times.

August 15, 2023

The $6,000 initiative, sponsored by Africa No Filter, will fund and support five projects representing West, East, and Southern Africa: a musical and art exhibition, 3D fashion and storytelling, a mixed media project on Nok terracotta, a podcast on LGBTQI+ issues, and a documentary on Nollywood.

December 29, 2022

From Warsan Shire, Romeo Oriogun, and Safia Elhillo to Arinze Ifeakandu, Akwaeke Emezi, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Chinelo Okparanta: our second annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

November 4, 2022

Even as we cross industries, our angle of storytelling remains to be revelatory, and our style literary.

July 4, 2022

The initiative, founded by the Nigerian novelist Suyi Davies Okungbowa, offers $500 to writers “to buy time, space, and resources” for their work.

May 13, 2022

Series Editor Jenny Minton Quigley on celebrating the short story form and the ripple effect of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s guest-editing role.

April 9, 2022

The editor of Doek!, author of The Eternal Audience of One, and Commonwealth Prize winner is leading a charge to place his country on the literary map.

April 8, 2022

Originally planned for December 2021, to mark our first anniversary, our in-depth special issue profiles 16 African writers and curators who have impacted, disrupted, reshaped, and even created literary culture in the last five years.

March 29, 2022

“My mission,” said the Nigerian American poet, “is to continue giving a space for both emerging writers, international writers, and writers negotiating themselves between multiple languages.”

February 14, 2022

For Valentine’s Day, we asked 28 writers—deep readers and consumers of art—to share the literary, cinematic, musical, and life stories that affect them. They opened up beautifully.

August 4, 2022

The platform, founded and edited by the Kenyan writer, is building a conversation between Africa and the Black diaspora. It is his second venture after the defunct Enkare Review.

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

​Watch editors Troy Onyango and Rémy Ngamije talk online magazine publishing in Africa. The Instagram Live conversation, to be moderated by Frances Ogamba, is Open Country Mag’s first public event.

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.

January 23, 2021

. . . to be guest-edited by Elfreda Tetteh, Akhim Alexis, and Stephanie Wanga.

December 26, 2020

Guest-edited by Gbenga Adesina, Mapule Mohulatsi, and Esther Karin Mngodo, it features fiction, poetry, essays, and photography by 19 contributors.

November 28, 2023

In their debut novel-in-stories Vagabonds!, the Nigerian writer and visual artist pursues an alternate reality of their mind, taking on, among other subjects, social normalcy, gender, and queerness.

November 28, 2023

The Ghanaian American author of What Napoleon Could Not Do, a summer reading pick by Barack Obama, has been thinking about art in our contemporary times.

August 15, 2023

The $6,000 initiative, sponsored by Africa No Filter, will fund and support five projects representing West, East, and Southern Africa: a musical and art exhibition, 3D fashion and storytelling, a mixed media project on Nok terracotta, a podcast on LGBTQI+ issues, and a documentary on Nollywood.

December 29, 2022

From Warsan Shire, Romeo Oriogun, and Safia Elhillo to Arinze Ifeakandu, Akwaeke Emezi, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Chinelo Okparanta: our second annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

November 4, 2022

Even as we cross industries, our angle of storytelling remains to be revelatory, and our style literary.

July 4, 2022

The initiative, founded by the Nigerian novelist Suyi Davies Okungbowa, offers $500 to writers “to buy time, space, and resources” for their work.

May 13, 2022

Series Editor Jenny Minton Quigley on celebrating the short story form and the ripple effect of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s guest-editing role.

April 9, 2022

The editor of Doek!, author of The Eternal Audience of One, and Commonwealth Prize winner is leading a charge to place his country on the literary map.

April 8, 2022

Originally planned for December 2021, to mark our first anniversary, our in-depth special issue profiles 16 African writers and curators who have impacted, disrupted, reshaped, and even created literary culture in the last five years.

March 29, 2022

“My mission,” said the Nigerian American poet, “is to continue giving a space for both emerging writers, international writers, and writers negotiating themselves between multiple languages.”

February 14, 2022

For Valentine’s Day, we asked 28 writers—deep readers and consumers of art—to share the literary, cinematic, musical, and life stories that affect them. They opened up beautifully.

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