Africa Poetry Magazine – About


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Africa Poetry Magazine – About

Africa Poetry Magazine accepts poetry, visual art, and photography submissions from everyone living in Africa.

Visit the Submissions page and read the guidelines to submit.

New issues are published on January 15th, May 15th, and September 15th of every year. Read the newest published work on the Published page.

Africa Poetry Magazine is published, edited, and designed in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada by Kirk Ramdath. The city of Nanaimo is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation.

Africa Poetry Magazine is part of the Wax Poetry and Art Network of publications. Visit the main Wax Poetry and Art Submissions page to view all current opportunities. Visit Wax Poetry and Art's About page to read the Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy that applies to all publications.

Publisher, Editor, and Designer
Kirk Ramdath is the publisher, editor, and designer of Africa Poetry Magazine and the Wax Poetry and Art Network of publications. Wax Poetry and Art was launched in 2010. Kirk's first book, Love in a Handful of Dust, was published in print by Frontenac House in 2011, and republished online by Wax Poetry and Art in 2017. He has performed poetry in many Canadian cities including Victoria, Calgary, Toronto, and Halifax. He is honoured to have read an original poem at the opening ceremony of the Peace Bridge in Calgary in 2011. Kirk was born in Trinidad and Tobago, grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and now lives in the city of Sooke, British Columbia, Canada. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English with Distinction from the University of Calgary.

Publication Information
Africa Poetry Magazine
Published online in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.
Publisher, Managing Editor, & Designer: Kirk Ramdath.
Frequency: Three times per year: January 1st, May 1st, and September 1st.
Phone: 1-250-667-7748

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