About

Imagine travelling across Africa in a week.

No visa application, no customs,

Just awe-inspiring short stories.

We are bringing words and worlds together.

Cape Town to Cairo. Lagos to Lusaka.

Welcome to AFREADA.

AFREADA is an online literary magazine, featuring original short stories from emerging writers across the Continent. A fusion of the two words, ‘Africa’ and ‘Reader’, we live for the well-crafted narratives and effortless reads that speak to our daily realities as Africans at home and abroad.

Our editorial team read submissions, and comb through obscure personal blogs, to bring you a handpicked selection of short stories of varied lengths and styles. Stories are posted every Wednesday and Friday so sit back and enjoy some Flash Fiction, some not-so Flash Fiction,  photo-stories, and the occasional book review!

For information about submitting your work, please click here.

For general enquiries, please email info@afreada.com.

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