Kiro Magazine is ReadMe’s speculative fiction bi-annual e-magazine showcasing re-imagined stories from our favorite folklore.
Illustration by Evans Amuk
Table of contents
1. Urban Fantasy – Descent by Ema Babikwa
2. Science Fiction – Mystery of the Nyamiyonga Sequence Breaker by David Jr.
3. Dark Fantasy – The Ballad of the Brook King by John Ssuuna
4. Dystopian/Thriller – The Darkers by Racheal Kobusingye
5. Magical Realism – Spears in the Kraal by Collin Wambete
Watch out for the Special; an excerpt from The Nkya Chronicles, a Sc-fi/Fantasy comic book.
Each story is accompanied by an illustration by Evans Amuk
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KIRO Short Story submissions
The story prompt for Issue #2 is a folklore from the Dodoth.
More details to be communicated.
Submission window will open 1st March
Speculative Arts Column
Here, we take a look deep into Afrofuturism, visiting authors of this genre, and how it is emancipating Africans and people of African descent.
for our 1st issue of Kiro Magazine
Precious Colette Kemigisa