Submissions for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023

Kola Magazine is accepting submissions for the fall 2022 and spring 2023 numbers  until August 31, 2022.   We welcome book reviews (700 words max), short fiction, literary criticism (3,500 words or less), and poetry (3 poems max, 3 pages.  Please submit your manuscripts electronically in Word Document (we cannot work with documents submitted in PDF) to

Kola Magazine in Transition

H. Nigel Thomas–interim editor For all but three of the 33 years since Kola Magazine was founded, Horace Goddard was its editor. Kola began as a magazine offering a home to Black writers, who in the nineteen eighties and nineties received a hostile reception from editors of Euro-Canadian journals. In 2015, the editorial board decidedContinue reading “Kola Magazine in Transition”