Naledi Mashishi and Relebone Myambo were announced as the new residents of the Blackbird Books/Casa Lorde Residency 2019 on September 16, 2019. Blackbird Books headed…View More Naledi Mashishi, Relebone Myambo for Blackbird Books/Casa Lorde Residency 2019.
Batsirai Chigama, Shadreck Chikoti, Soukaina Habiballah, Tade Ipadeola, Amira-Géhanne Khalfallah, Samuel Menghesteab, Martha Mukaiwa, and Yamkela Tywakadi are the African writers to take part in…View More Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.
Niq Mhlongo is one of the artists in the DAAD Berlin Artists-in-Resident program 2020 announced on September 6, 2019. The DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program awards internationally…View More Niq Mhlongo is DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Resident 2020.
Kelechi Njoku was announced as one of the residents of the Kehinde Wiley founded Black Rock Residency in Dakar, Senegal on July 22, 2019. Kehinde…View More Kelechi Njoku gets nod for Senegal’s Black Rock Residency.
Blackbird Books are seeking out young African womxn who are starting their careers as writers for a new writer’s residency in Pretoria, South Africa. Blackbird…View More Blackbird Books new residency seeks young black womxn writers.
Efe Paul Azino, Heran Abate, and Joseph Kaifala are off to residencies in different parts of the world. Residencies are an important part of the…View More Residencies: Efe Paul Azino, Heran Abate, and Joseph Kaifala.
Biyi Bandele, Mona Eltahawy, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Sisonke Msimang are the Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists,…View More Bandele, Eltahawy, Saro-Wiwa, Msimang are Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018.
Troy Onyango, TJ Benson and Socrates Mbamalu are the latest recipients of the Ebedi International Writers Residency. They began their residency on May 2, 2018.…View More Troy Onyango, TJ Benson and Socrates Mbamalu at Ebedi International Writers Residency.
Ayobami Adebayo and Lesley Nneka Arimah join 82 other artists from all over the world as MacDowell Fellows 2018. The MacDowell Colony is a US…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah are MacDowell Fellows 2018
Fatin Abbas and Kiprop Kimutai are on the shortlist for being a Saint-Paul de Vence James Baldwin Writer-in-Residence. In honor of the 30th anniversary of…View More Fatin Abbas, Kiprop Kimutai make James Baldwin residency shortlist
Mona Eltahawy, Sisonke Msimang, Yemisi Aribisala, Ayobami Adebayo, Noo Saro-Wiwa, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, and Sylvia Vollenhoven are shortlistees for the Bellagio Residency in literature. The…View More Seven African artists make Bellagio Residency 2018 shortlist
The Ebedi International Writers Residency recipients for Feb/March 2018 are Chibųìhè Obi, Blessing Akinsehinwa, Silas Katung and Wole Ayoola. The Ebedi International Writers Residency Program…View More Ebedi International Writers Residency recipients for Feb/March 2018 announced
The University of Iowa has announced the next group of participants in the 2017 edition of its legendary writing residency. The University of Iowa International…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Panashe Chigumadzi for University of Iowa Writing Residency
Senegalese writer Andrée-Marie Diagne Bonané is the winner of the Goethe-Institut & Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award (AWRA) 2017. The Goethe-Institut & Sylt Foundation…View More Andrée-Marie Diagne Bonané wins Goethe-Institut & Sylt Foundation award 2017
Three writers, from Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria have arrived Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria as the first set of the 2017 Ebedi International Writers Residency Program.…View More Three African writers flag off Ebedi Residency 2017 program