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Kendeka Prize for African Literature 2022 longlist announced

The longlist for the Kendeka Prize for African Literature 2022 was announced on Thursday, September 1, 2022. The Kendeka Prize for African Literature is awarded for the best piece of an unpublished short story either fiction or creative non-fiction. The first edition of the prize founded by Kenyan writer and publisher Andrew Maina was won […]

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African Writers Awards 2022 longlists announced

The longlists for the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced on September 1, 2022. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed a light on some of the best emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners […]

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Opportunities for writers, poets and publishers for September ‘22.

In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in September 2022. These callouts are divided into journals, publishers, prizes, and education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies). Literary magazines/journals/Anthologies The Black Girl Survives in This One We’ve entered a new golden age in Black […]