We share six opportunities for writers to showcase their work and learn across the continent. It’s a good time in the African literary scene with…View More Callouts: Jalada, Arablit Quarterly, Colour Culture Arts, Rari Poetry, Commonwealth, Myaambo.
The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 is seeking poetry manuscripts starting September 15, 2019. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry…View More Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2020 to start receiving manuscripts on September 15th.
The K & L Prize for African Literature 2020 has made a call for short story entries from young African writers on the theme, Africanfuturism.…View More K & L Prize for African Literature 2020 makes calls for short story entries (young writers).
On August 8, 2019, Narrative Landscape Press announced an illustrator competition where the winner pockets N100,000. Narrative Landscape Press, founded by Eghosa Imasuen and Anwuli…View More Narrative Landscape Press announces a new illustrator competition (Nigerian women only).
The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction has made a callout for entries in English, French or Hausa. The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction…View More Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction makes callout for entries.
Sawti Poetry Prize, to be judged by Safia Elhillo, Marwa Babiker, and Zuhura Seng’enge, seeks entries from poets from Eastern Africa written in Arabic, Kiswahili,…View More Sawti Poetry Prize seeks entries from Eastern African poets.
The Ake Arts and Book Festival made a callout for submissions of prose, poetry, and artwork for the Ake Review 2019 on June 20, 2019.…View More Ake Review 2019 makes callout for submissions of prose, poetry, and artwork.
The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature made a call out for prose, poetry manuscripts in Kiswahili on June 24, 2019. The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize…View More Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature calls out for prose, poetry manuscripts.
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced that the Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2019 open on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships…View More Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2019 open on June 30.
Short Story Day Africa is seeking submissions from writers on the continent on the theme “Disruption.” Short Story Day Africa, coming out of a South…View More Short Story Day Africa seeks your submissions on “Disruption” theme.
Submissions are sought for women writers by the Puntland Women’s Writers Association and the African Women’s Development Fund’s African Women’s Writers Workshop 2019. There are…View More Submissions sought by Puntland Women’s Writers Association, African Women’s Writers Workshop.
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for its Fifth Writing Semester, which will run from 3 February to 31 May 2020. The Johannesburg…View More Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Writing Fellowships 2020 open.
Submissions for the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 are open to Africans living within and outside the continent. The Quramo Writers’ Prize is an award celebrating…View More The Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 wants your submissions.
Submissions are sought for the second edition of the Uganda-based Nalubaale Review literary magazine on the theme “Travel.” Nalubaale Review is an online literary magazine…View More Submissions for second edition of Nalubaale Review sought.
Submissions are sought for a new African Writers Residency set up by The Goethe-Institut/ Bureau de liaison Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. The Goethe-Institut/ Bureau de…View More Submissions sought for African Writers Residency in Burkina Faso.