Embrace the 'Iskanci' spirit! Submit your boldest work to the Iskanchi writing competition, celebrating African literature. Winners receive publication and the coveted 'Iskanchi Magazine Prize.' Our editors seek the most irreverent, disobedient, and wayward voices—be a part of the rebellion in African literature. Fuel literary rebellion by entering the Iskanchi writing competition! Iskanchi editors will serve as the preliminary readers and will select 10 pieces for the longlist. Unleash your unique voice and help spread African perspectives.
- Guest Judge (TBA) will select three winners:
- Remaining writers on the long list to receive $50 each.
- All long listed pieces will be published in Iskanchi Magazine’s Spring Issue and considered for publication in the Best African Experimental Writing (BAE) Anthology.
- Feb 15 - April 15
Please send all submissions to Submissions@iskanchi.com