Awards Callouts Fiction Nonfiction Poetry Workshops

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

In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in November 2022. These callouts are divided into education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies), journals, publishers, and prizes. Education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies). Idembeka Creative Writing Workshop Writing is often done in isolation, away from community. […]


Ituĩka Writing and Translation Workshop participants revealed

Those who will be participating at the Ituĩka Writing and Translation Workshop from November 11-13 were announced on September 15, 2021. Ituĩka is a new online and print platform devoted to publishing writers in African languages, facilitating translations, and raising the visibility of African language literary projects. One of its first projects is a writing […]

Callouts Fiction Poetry Workshops

Callouts: Jalada, Arablit Quarterly, Colour Culture Arts, Rari Poetry, Commonwealth, Myaambo.

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 many opportunities for those who want to either learn the craft or share their work to the world. Dear African writer, here are a few opportunities for you to take […]

Kenya Somalia Workshops

Nadifa Mohamed to facilitate Iceland Writers Retreat 2017

Nadifa Mohamed will facilitate the Iceland Writers Retreat 2017; one of her wards will be Kenyan writer Peter Ngila. So you’ve heard of the great writers from Iceland like Gunnar Gunnarsson, Bobby Fischer, Sjón, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, and Snorri Sturluson right? Nothing? Well you might not have heard of them but they are kinda famous in […]