16 Jul, 2024

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize Regional Winners

The 2024 Commonwealth Short Prize Regional winners have been announced. According to the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, this year’s prize attracted the highest number of entrants ever, and the winners were all nominated for the first time.  The winning stories carry readers from a small village in Trinidad to a lonely motel in New Zealand […]

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Black Mountain Institute Shearing Fellowship ($20,000 + accommodation)

The black mountain institute invites application for residential fellowship for the 2024-25 academic year. Fellows of the Black Mountain Institute Shearing Fellowship will join a community of creative writers and scholars in a thriving literary scene in Las Vegas and on campus of UNLV. There are no formal teaching requirements, but this is a ‘working […]

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The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship/ How to Apply (Award: TBA)

The Howard foundation offers fellowships in a cyclic rotation to the following fields for following years. The fellowship for fiction and poetry will be held 2026/27. The organizers urges interested individuals to plan ahead. The support targets specifically mid-career individuals, who have completed at least one major project and demonstrate potential to be future leaders […]

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Mysterion Magazine Submissions is Currently Open/ How to Submit (Payment: 8 cents per word).

Mysterion calls for submissions for speculative fiction, science fiction and fantasy stories that revolve around Christian themes or include Christain Characters or Cosmology, as well as artworks.    Mysterion is an ezine of Christian-themed speculative fiction edited and published by the husband and wife team of Donald S. Crankshaw and Kristin Janz. They seek quality […]

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MFA in Creative Writing Scholarships: How They Work

If you love creative writing and want to study the craft at an advanced level, but lack the resources to pursue your dreams, you can consider applying for MFA in creative writing scholarships. Many schools offer MFA in creative writing scholarships to selected students that meet their requirements. Unfortunately, many aspiring writers have little or […]

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“Commonwealth Foundation Should Focus on Putting the Youths in Professional and Enterprise Leadership Positions,” Says Alexander Opicho

The Commonwealth Foundation is the Commonwealth’s agency for civil society. They support people’s participation in democracy and development. In this article, Alexander Opicho, intends to suggest more the foundation can do, for the betterment of all. The London based Commonwealth Foundation has enticing leadership programs.  This year, the Foundation held a critical conversation on how […]

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