[Call for entries] Mamba Journal: for Africa Haiku— Submission Guidelines

Mamba Journal: for Africa Haiku— Submission Guidelines

The Mamba Journal is the first and only journal dedicated solely to
the publication and promotion of Haiku in Africa. It is published
twice a year.
Now in its second year, the journal has raised rapidly
to international standard and has attracted favorable responses from
reputable scholars and critics across the globe. It has gone ahead to
publish works from master poets from all continents of the world which
includes but is not limited to the noble Laureat: prof Wole Soyinka.

The journal is open to submissions from all parts of the world. read
on to find out how.

We are looking forward to Africa themed haiku i.e. haiku about African
sights and sounds.

»Haiku must contain clear images, settings and juxtaposition.

»Haiku must be concise and as brief as possible. (Though 17 syllable
haiku are welcome)

»We encourage experimentation with haiku; therefore one-liners will be

»We have zero tolerance for plagiarism, profanity, use of vulgar words
and politically biased verses.

»We accept senryu as long as they stick to the human-nature principle.

»We encourage the use of African season words as opposed to the Japanese kigo.

»We accept haiga as long as enough copyright evidence is provided for
the haiku and picture respectively.

»Please submit 5 haiku, 5 haiga and 5 senryu at a time.
Submission Window will be open: October 15th, closes January 15th for
February Issue; re-opens May 15th to August 15th for September Issue
respectively. The Mamba Journal will be published twice a year:
February 15th and September 15th each year.

All submissions must be sent to:


With the
subject line “The Mamba Submission” Submitters must include:
»Full Name/pen name | Country | City. Poems and personal details must
be sent in the body of the mail as attachments will not be
opened.Submitters should note that two or three weeks may elapse
before he/she finally gets a reply from the editor.

Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian
Mamba Journal

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