Morland Writing Scholarship Awards 2015 winners announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the winners of Morland Writing Scholarships for 2015. The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow…

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Artists In Residency 2015 finalists announced!

The Artists In Residency (AIR) programme has provided artists across discipline (visual arts; literary arts; performing arts; music & film) with the opportunity to participate…

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Morland Writing Scholarships 2015 shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. These applicants will be whittled down to four on December…

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Wilbur Smith foundation unveils new literary prizes

Wilbur Smith is a South African novelist specialising in historical fiction about the international involvement in Southern Africa across three centuries, seen from the viewpoints…

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Cat Hellisen wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2015 #AkeFest2015

Cat Hellisen is the winner of the Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction 2015. The winner has just been announced at the ongoing…

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Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2016 submission callout

The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African literature was founded by Mukoma Wa Ngugi and Lizzy Attree in 2014 to promote writing in African languages…

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Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2015 winners announced

We have a winner for the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature which recognises writing in African languages and encouraging translation from, between and…

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Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 longlist announced

The longlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature for 2015 was announced today. The prize launched in June 2013 as the first pan-African prize pen…

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