The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2019 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers opened for entries on Sunday 30th June. The deadline for submissions is Monday 30th September. For all information on how to apply, please go to www.milesmorlandfoundation.com . The Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship The MMF annually awards a small
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To support the rapidly growing African publishing industry, the International Publishers Association (IPA) and the Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) have partnered to host a continent-wide platform for sectoral innovation. This year’s seminar, themed Africa Rising: Realising Africa’s Potential as a Global Publishing Leader in the 21st Century, builds on discussions from the ground-breaking event held
African Writers Conference, organized by African Development Trust, has extended the deadline for submission of flash fiction, short stories, and children’s by two weeks. If you have not yet submitted, please do.
The African Writers Development Trust (AWDT) is accepting submissions for the 2019 African Writers Award on the theme “Cultural stereotypes in African Literature: Rewriting the narrative for the 21st Century Reader” in the following categories: Flash Fiction: Max 300 words Short Stories: 2,500 – 5,000 words Poetry: Max 30 lines Children’s stories: Max 1,500 with illustrations
These are the nineties , troubled times. Africa has reached puberty, and is starting to shave off the colonial residue. For a boy growing up around this time, every feeling, experience, breaking and falling is heightened to the nth level. A time which a boy sees his mother’s reprimands as a gross violation against a