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Clarie Gor, Kelechi Njoku are Rajat Neogy Editorial Fellows

Clarie Gor and Kelechi Njoku were revealed to be the inaugural A Long House Rajat Neogy Editorial Fellows on January 16, 2021. A Long House is a new frontier for black thought, stories, and critical discourse that was started in 2020. They announced themselves with a series of curated discussions featuring some of the most […]

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Kelechi Njoku gets nod for Senegal’s Black Rock Residency.

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 Wiley is a United States portrait painter who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of black people. His most famous work is a portrait of President Barack Obama sitting […]

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Emezi, Njoku and Awerbuck make Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 shortlist

Akwaeke Emezi, Kelechi Njoku and Diane Awerbuck are on the shortlist for Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 announced on April 4, 2017. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize which was born in 2012 is awarded annually for the best piece of unpublished short fiction and open to Commonwealth citizens aged 18 and over. Prizes are awarded […]