Categories
Fellowships Kenya

Moraa Gitaa is writer-in-residence at Hungary’s Institute for Advanced Studies

Moraa Gitaa is a writer-in-residence at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Other Africans at the fellowship are Clement Emeka Akpang and Adaora Osondu-Oti. Hungary-based Institute for Advanced Studies Central European University has one Writer in Residence fellowship and one Visual/New Media Artist in Residence fellowship to provide selected […]

Categories
Fellowships Kenya

Zukiswa Wanner is Moi University African Cluster Centre Artist-in-Residence.

Zukiswa Wanner was announced as the new Artist-in-Residence at the Moi University African Cluster Centre in Eldoret, Kenya from September – December 2022 on August 28, 2022. Germany’s Bayreuth University appointed Moi University to its African Cluster Centre program in African studies in 2019. Bayreuth sees a cluster as a transformative space to systematically advance […]

Categories
Fellowships Nigeria Uganda

Olaposi Halim, Davina Kawuma are inaugural Literary Laddership Recipients

Olaposi Halim and Davina Kawuma were revealed to the first recipients of The Literary Laddership for Emerging African Authors on Thursday, June 30, 2022. In May, Nigerian fantasy, science fiction and speculative writer and academic Suyi Davies Okungbowa announced a new fellowship he called “The Literary Laddership for Emerging African Authors.” It was aimed at […]

Categories
Fellowships Guinea Bissau Kenya Malawi Nigeria South Africa United Kingdom Zambia

Short Story Day Africa Inkubator fellows announced.

The twelve writers taking part in the Inkubator Program, designed by Short Story Day Africa and Laxfield Literary Associates, have been announced today. In the last few years, Short Story Day Africa has built its name as an organisation that focuses on writers and their needs. Their most popular projects have been the Short Story […]

Categories
Fellowships

Suyi Davies Okungbowa establishes fellowship for emerging African authors.

Suyi Davies Okungbowa revealed the new fellowship “The Literary Laddership for Emerging African Authors” on May 4, 2022. Suyi Davies Okungbowa is a Nigerian fantasy, science fiction and speculative writer and academic currently based in Ottawa, Canada. He is the author of The Nameless Republic epic fantasy trilogy, beginning with Son of the Storm (Orbit, […]

Categories
Fellowships Ghana

Library of Africa and African Diaspora announces West African Writer fellowship residents.

The Accra-based Library of Africa and the African Diaspora announced the residents for the West African Writer fellowship on February 22, 2022. The Library Of Africa and The African Diaspora is a research library, archive, writing residency, and research institute dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th-century to the […]

Categories
Callouts Fellowships Fiction Nonfiction Poetry

Opportunities for writers, poets and publishers for May 2021.

In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in May 2021. The Grand Prix Panafricain de Littérature The Grand Prix Panafricain de Littérature, the most ambitious pan African literary prize yet, is open to all African writers wherever they are who […]

Categories
Fellowships Fiction Poetry United States Zimbabwe

Hanif Abdurraqib, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma receive Lannan Literary Fellowships 2020

Hanif Abdurraqib and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma were announced recipients of Lannan Literary Fellowships on November 21, 2020. The Lannan Literary Awards and Fellowships were established to honour both established and emerging writers whose work is of exceptional quality in 1989. The awards recognize writers who have made significant contributions to English-language literature. The fellowships recognize […]

Categories
Fellowships South Africa Zimbabwe

NoViolet Bulawayo, Simphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Malebo Sephodi for Johannesburg Institute Fellowships.

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Writing Fellowships announced its fellows for 2020 on October 26, 2019. The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is a joint initiative of the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Its purpose is to promote advanced research in the humanities and natural sciences, beyond the […]

Categories
Cameroon Fellowships Nigeria

Nkiacha Atemnkeng, Sada Malumfashi start Sylt Fellowship 2018.

Nkiacha Atemnkeng and Sada Malumfashi have started their Sylt Fellowship in the North of Germany. The residency runs from November 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019. The Sylt Foundation, founded by Indra Wussow, initiates and supports innovative contemporary literary, visual art and performance projects with the aim of encouraging cultural dialogue and artistic interaction. In […]

Categories
Fellowships

Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2018 open on June 30.

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced that the Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2018 open on Saturday June 30, 2018. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2018, popularly referred to as the Morland Writing Scholarship, is an opportunity to allow writers to stay with their core business without missing out on their normal […]