#18, Crime

On the occasion of our 7th anniversary, we present our eighteenth issue and a supplementary poetry chapbook. In the crime issue, Arthur Anyaduba on an African in Winnipeg who takes the law into his hands; Katung Kwasu reflects on coordinating a literacy program in a Nigerian prison, followed by a memoir by Sagir Lawal, an inmate in the prison; fiction by ‘Pemi Aguda and Moses Kilolo; poetry by Nneoma Nwankwo, Obiaderi Agholor, Stephen Derwent Parington, Awoyemi Ayomide and Sihle Ntuli. Photographs by Eloghosa Osunde, with accompanying text.

 

Nonfiction

 

ArthurAnyaduba, “Alimony.”

Katung Kwasu, “A Prison Diary.”

Sagir Lawal, “The Most Difficult Encounter in Life.”

Eloghosa Osunde, “To Hold a City Together [Notes on Walls.]

 

Poetry

 

Nneoma Nwankwo, “Vultures.”

Obiaderi Agholor, “Buchi,” “Horror Show,” “The Boats.”

Stephen Derwent Partington, “Anti-Pastoral.”

Owoyemi Ayomide, “Justice.”

Sihle Ntuli, “Watch.”

 

Fiction

‘Pemi Aguda, “Smother.”

Moses Kilolo, “An Immortal Precariat Goes into the Night.”

 

 

Listen to Dami Ajayi and Emmanuel Iduma discuss Saraba’s 7th anniversary.

 

Saraba Magazine

Saraba is a literary magazine focused on the work of new writers in Nigeria and other parts of the African continent. Since 2009, we have published several issues of a magazine, editions of poetry chapbooks, and online-only work.

Saraba is a literary magazine focused on the work of new writers in Nigeria and other parts of the African continent. Since 2009, we have published several issues of a magazine, editions of poetry chapbooks, and online-only work.
Our ongoing Manuscript Project supports the publication of long-form fiction and nonfiction by ten new Nigerian writers.
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