Call for Submissions | Literary Journal (Extended) 

General Call For Submissions

We are now open to submissions in all categories. 

What we accept:  ~Poetry ~ Prose ~ Book/Film/Art Review ~

Our Email:



1.     A brief biography note in third person (maximum 100 words)


2.     A photo of the contributor

3.     Make sure that you send your work, biography note and photo as three separate attachments.

File format: doc., docx., and jpg. The text of your work should be in any legible font, preferably Times New Roman or Calibri, 12 point, single spaced.

We expect your work to be original and unpublished, though simultaneous submissions are welcome. It is your responsibility to inform us in time when the work submitted here is accepted somewhere else. Previously published work will not be considered. 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 15, 2018

Our response period might be between two weeks to three months from the date we receive your work. We are currently unable to send letters of rejection due to the large number of submissions we receive. Please do wait till the dates of final editorial decisions if you need to send us a query regarding your submission.



Up to six poems are accepted per submission, and all forms and subjects are encouraged


There is no minimum number of words but we will most likely publish fiction and non-fiction between 1,000-5,000 words. We accept up to three prose submissions per author as long as the total number of words is less than 7,500. All genres and subjects are welcomed and encouraged.


Please do get in touch with your ideas before you start working on a review. We need reviews on work that is of current relevance. Word limit: between 800 and 2000 words.

NoteCore Magazine’s Literary Journal is published in both PDF and print form. Contributors are not compensated, although a modest honorarium will be awarded to the winner of our Editor’s Choice award each issue. 

Submission is free and by submitting your work, you are giving Core Magazine Africa the permission to publish your work. We take first publication rights and exclusive archival rights. The Literary Journal is published bi-annually in May and December.

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I am the Founder and Executive Editor of Core Magazine. I hold a Bachelors Degree in History and International Studies from Bowen University. I am the Author of "DARE TO RESEARCH". I have written and published over 16 Academic Research Articles. I believe in an ideal that all persons irrespective of their race, class or status can influence the society with creative writings and constructive thoughts to the point where they can succeed and develop their skills to seize rare opportunities.

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