CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: PRAXIS MAGAZINE FOR ARTS AND LITERATURE

PraxisMag-Mock-up-copy-702x336@2x
Praxis Magazine is calling for submissions from Artists and Writers all over the world. Categories open for submissions are:
  1. Poetry,
  2. Essays on Arts and/or Literature,
  3. Podcast recordings of Spoken Word poetry or Interviews with Artists or Writers, and,
  4. Stories/Poems/Essays written in indigenous African languages (accompanied with English translation).

Continue reading

JA 04: The Language Issue

cropped-jalada_logo_final-01
Jalada is pleased to announce a call for submissions for its fourth anthology. The anthology will be a celebration of language, featuring fiction, poetry, visual art and various essays on the very subject of Language. Writers are asked to submit original works written in their own languages and provide an accompanying English translation. We also ask writers to feel free to treat Language as a theme, where language can be a character, a topic in a story or even incorporate languages other than English as the theme in the story. Writers may also write in English or various Englishes.

Continue reading

Writers at War Over 2015 ANA Presidency

Abdullahi-Dzukogi-360x244

Abdullahi-Dzukogi

JUNE 2, 2015: CHUX OHAI
Vice President of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Denja Abdullahi, and former General Secretary, Baba Dzukogi, are currently at loggerheads over who should be the next President in October, CHUX OHAI writes.
Ever since they joined the Association of Nigerian Authors, Denja Abdullahi and his friend, Baba Dzukogi, worked closely together to achieve common goals. Over the years, their alliance became so formidable and influential that they were, sometimes, described as members of a secret mafia operating within the writers’ body.

Continue reading

Epiphanies: New Poems by Jumoke Verissimo

jumoke
Jumoke Verissimo was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Her first book, I am memory won the AWF/Carlos Idizia Ahmad first book Prize for Poetry 2009, Second Prize, AWF/Anthony Agbo Prize for Poetry 2009 and an Honourable Mention in the Association of Nigerian Authors (Poetry) Prize. She has a Masters in African Studies from the University of Ibadan and a BA Literature-in-English from the Lagos State University. She is a recipient of the Chinua Achebe Centre Fellowship. The Birth of Illusion, her second book, will soon be out.

Continue reading

The Writivism Festival 2015

WRITIVISM-WEB-BANNERS3
The Writivism Festival 2015 is scheduled to hold at Makerere University and the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda from 17th to 21st June 2015. It is part of the annual Writivism cycle that includes workshops, mentoring, publishing, a short story prize and a school programme. As usual, the festival will be hosting some great personalities in the creative industry. Some of them are Mukoma wa Ngugi, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Mehul Gohil, Onyeka Nwelue, Shedrack Chikoti, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Karen Mukwasi and Timothy Kalyegira.

Continue reading

Apply: British Council Nigeria Creative Hustle Competition 2015- Trip to UK

index
Deadline: June 22, 2015
Starting June 2nd, 2015, the British Council will accept entries from youths for its#MyCreativeHustle Competition. Your creative hustle should be related to any of the following sectors:
  • Built/Natural Environment including –
  • Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design and Planning.
  • Visual and Creative Arts – Film, Fashion,
  • Music, Animation; Visual Arts.
  • Business & Management for the Creative
  • Industries including marketing and advertising; media and publicity.

Continue reading