The Single Story Foundation is excited to announce that the TSSF Journal is currently accepting submissions (poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction) towards its third edition. The deadline for submission is April 30.
We seek diverse stories, from diverse writers. We hope to get entries from writers from or residing in countries other than Nigeria and South Africa. We accept all kinds of stories, whether genre or literary.
Writers should send us their speculative, thrillers, romance, comedy, Sci-Fi, magical realism, contemporary, historical, history, mystery, adventure, fantasy, etc. stories or poems. We also would like a plethora of stories that deal with different themes, including chronic illnesses, disability, LGBTQI issues, depression, and anxiety, etc.
TSSF Journal Staff members –Tiah Beautement and Tolu Daniel, and guest editors – Megan Ross (fiction) and Safia Elhillo (poetry), will edit the third edition. Sudanese by way of Washington, DC, Safia Elhillo, is the author of The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017). She has won many literary awards including the 2015 Brunel University African Poetry Prize and the 2016 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets. She is co-editor of the anthology Halal If You Hear Me (Haymarket Books, 2019). Megan Ross is a writer, poet and journalist from the Eastern Cape in South Africa. She won the Brittle Paper Award for Fiction. Her first book, a collection of poetry called Milk Fever, is forthcoming in 2018 from uHlanga.
Tiah Beautement is the managing editor of the journal and Tolu Daniel is the nonfiction editor.
Submissions should be sent in a single .doc or .rtf file to journal@singlestory[dot]org, with the email title as: “TSSF Journal: [Work Name], [category].”
Submission guidelines can be read at http://journal.singlestory.org/announcement/.