26 May, 2024

Alpine Fellowship Poetry Prize is Open/ How to Apply (Prize: £5,000)

Are you a poetry writer who wants an all-expense covered opportunity and a cash award? Then this opportunity will interest you. The organizers of the 2024 Alpine Fellowship Annual Symposium are currently accepting submissions. Three lucky writers will be awarded this international prize. The theme for this year’s submissions is : ‘Language’ Eligibility Guidelines for […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Ben Peter’s New Titles, Get Set, March And Clearing Your Mental Deck

Ben Peter,an internationally known business executive and leadership scholar, has just released two inspirational non-fiction titles. His new books are titled, Get Set, March and Clearing Your Mental Deck. Both books are a must-read for everyone who wants to excel in business, and life as a whole. This prolific author, and business development expert outperformed […]

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IWP Between the Lines/ How to Apply (Benefits: Travel + more)

The International Writing Program is an organization dedicated to promoting “mutual understanding by providing writers from every part of the world the necessary space, physical or imaginative, for creative work and collaboration in an intercultural setting.” One of the ways they are making this not just a statement is the Between the Lines program. The […]

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African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme/ How to Submit (Benefits: EURO 4,200 + more)

The African Writers Trust has called for applications for the second edition of its Publishing Fellowship Programme. The programme, which was “designed to create a step-change in the book sector in Africa, by focusing on professional development of upcoming talent in African publishing over three years (2018-2021)”, will be a week-long mentoring and training workshop. […]

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Looking Back Through a Misty Film: Recollection from the 2019 Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop

by Bura-Bari Nwilo In December 2019, I stood over Oly in my apartment in Nsukka and drew her attention to posts of Facebook friends who had screenshot acceptance letters signed by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for the year’s creative writing workshop. And in my eyes, she could see mild fury hinged on disappointment. I deafened her with […]

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New Awesome Book Alert: Ẹ̀fọ́ Rírò and Other Stories by Iquo Dianaabasi (Available For Pre-order).

From Parrésia Publishers—the publishers of T. J. Benson’s We Won’t Fade into Darkness, and Onyeka Nwelue’s The Beginning of Everything Colourful—comes this very beautiful book by one of Nigeria’s very notable poets and performers, Iquo Dianaabasi. Like you, we are hungry to hold Ẹ̀fọ́ Rírò and Other Stories in our hands and savor the richness […]

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