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Gyara Journal: Meet the editors of the continent’s newest literary space.

Gyara is a new literary journal for you to submit your work. The new literary space is looking for creative non-fiction, book reviews, memoirs, essays and interviews while also training editors to manage it. A few months ago whilst at the Mboka Festival 2018, this blogger had a chat with poet, novelist, publisher Nii Ayikwei […]

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Khadija Abdalla Bajaber is the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018 winner

Kenyan poet Khadija Abdalla Bajaber has been announced as the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018 winner for her manuscript The House of Rust.  She receives a $12,000 advance and her manuscript gets published in English by Graywolf Press and in Italian by 66thand2nd. A few months ago we announced a call out for an exciting […]

Awards Fiction

A Igoni Barrett to judge manuscript prize worth US$12,000

Novelist A. Igoni Barrett will serve as the inaugural judge of the Graywolf Press Africa Prize. The prize is worth US$12,000 to the winner. Graywolf Press was founded by Scott Walker in Port Townsend, Washington, in 1974. Graywolf’s first publications were limited-edition chapbooks of poetry, which were printed on a letterpress and hand sewn by […]