The Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English written by a citizen of a Commonwealth country.
Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £5,000. Continue reading
We’re inviting writers from islands in the Commonwealth* to submit stories for a new anthology.
The anthology will include poetry, short stories, and nonfiction – which can include creative non-fiction, memoir, and photo or narrative essays – from an island perspective. Continue reading
Saraba Magazine welcomes submissions for 2016.
Saraba will explore the theme of “Power” for its nineteenth issue, and the theme of “Money” for its twentieth issue. Continue reading
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. Of the twenty one shortlisted applicants below, seven are from South Africa, six from Nigeria, three from Ghana, two from Uganda, and one each from Zimbabwe, Egypt and Sudan. Continue reading
Scholarships are open to anyone writing in the English language who was born in Africa or both of whose parents were born in Africa.
Scholars writing fiction will receive a grant of £18,000, paid over the course of twelve months. Scholars writing non-fiction will receive a grant of £27,000, paid over the course of eighteen months. Continue reading