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Agbowó - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

Limited Demographic: writers of African origin

Note: Although they are generally always open for submissions, only send one per submission window.

Graduating and ambitious, the founding editorial team decided to carve out a literary magazine and open up to Africa. And, thus, Agbowó was born. While the scope was broader with Agbowó, the aim was not all too dissimilar from that of the mother organization - to create a common space. In this case, a common space for showcasing and celebrating African literary and visual art and by that measure, engendering community. While the magazine bears the name of the street opposite the University of Ibadan and could be seen as symbolizing our move into the wider world, our usage of “Agbowó” is broader and, as one of the founding editors put it, means - “collectors of things of value”. We have since committed ourselves to the seeking out and amplification of emerging voices on the continent.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
7 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
2 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 5000 words
1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Estimated Response: 21 days

Market Response Data
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Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 34 | Average: 34.00 | Median: 34 | Max: 34
100.00% - avg 34 days
- (0.00% of rejections are personal)
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Listing added: 1 December 2021

Last officially checked: 1 December 2021

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