The winner and shortlist of the Saraba Manuscript Prize (Fiction Category) have been announced by the judges Rotimi Babatunde, Azafi Omoluabi-Ogosi, and Eghosa Imasuen.
On the occasion of our 7th anniversary, we present our eighteenth issue and a supplementary poetry chapbook.
The fifth collection in Saraba’s individual poetry chapbook series. That a poet’s fascination with the intangible is relentless remains a fascination itself.
To bring 2015 to a close, Saraba is pleased to announce the release of a supplement to our magazine, with a short story—or novella—by Caine Prize-shortlisted author Melissa Tandiwe Myambo entitled “Take Off, Victorious.”
Saraba Magazine is pleased to present the fourth title in its individual poetry chapbook series, Attempted Speech and Other Fatherhood Poems. Kola Tubosun is a linguist, teacher and writer, whose professional experience span work as an editor, blogger, translator, and language teacher at different levels of school education.
My beloved parents discharged all their duties right from my childhood up to my adulthood. I grew up in a standard family where I received a sound moral and academic training. I was sent to a formal s…
By Katung Kwasu— Kaduna Prisons sits in the middle of the city. It was established in 1915 as an Old Convict Prison, with a carrying capacity of about five hundred and seventy eight i…
Amadi’s gaze travels to the screen of his tired Samsung S4. Following the red blink dotting the device, he fiddles his way through messages queued on the blackberry app. He stops at one, his brows f…
Our Associate Web Editor Kemi Falodun speaks to Amarachi Priscilla Ekekwe, one of the shortlisted writers for the Saraba Manuscript Prize (Fiction Category) Kemi Falodun: How do you feel about being shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Prize? Amarachi Ekekwe: Excited to say the very least! When I saw that I made the longlist, I was […]
By Socrates Mbamalu— Kelvin and I return to Ile-Ife after spending some time at Ibadan, where we had a sort of residency in my grandma’s house, reading and writing and exploring Ibadan. Getting to Ile-Ife, the ancient city where the Obafemi Awolowo University is located, a school we both attend, we go to Kelvin’s house, […]