Isele Magazine

The Best of New Literature and Art


Isele Magazine, founded in July 2020, publishes notable fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and book news/reviews from writers on the African continent and around the world.

To read more about our mission, please visit this page.

To submit your work, please visit this page.

You can contact us here.

Also, see our masthead.

Praises for Isele Magazine

“[One of the] new magazines and journals shaping Africa’s literary scene.” — The New York Times

Isele Magazine has earned its place in the African literary space.” — Brittle Paper

“An extraordinarily rich collection of works across genres, this carefully curated anthology contains some of the most gripping writing I’ve read in a long time. Truly a work of beauty.” — Chika Unigwe

Isele is a vital new voice for African writing. The stories, poems, essays, and interviews are lively, fresh, exciting, surprising, and well-curated and beautifully presented.” — Rob Spillman


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