17 Jul, 2024

Scholarship For Journalism Courses 2016 – 2017 (Worldwide)

Deadline for application: March 24, 2016. Are you a journalist in the middle of your career? And are you from a developing country? Then you can apply for a scholarship to attend an RNTC course in the Netherlands. The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) have begun accepting applications for journalism courses at the Radio Nederland Training […]

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THE WINNERS OF THE BOOK TOUR GIVEAWAY

And the book tour of Satans and Shaitans has gradually come to an end. It was a fun experience. 7 literary websites, 5 days. Lots of debates. The tour materials are still available on CREATIVE WRITING NEWS and all the other host sites. We had announced that participants stood a chance of winning a free […]

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THE AFRICAN HUSTLE: AN ANTHOLOGY

Mukoma wa Ngugi and Laura Murphy are teaming up to celebrate and publish popular and not-so popular writing from Africa for a speacial edition of the New Orleans Review. It’s a fabulous avenue for writers to get their works into the public arena. What Are The Editors Looking For” Literature (prose, poetry, drama and others […]

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The Manbooker International Prize 2016 Longlist

The Man Booker International Prize has released its longlist of 13 books by writers from all over the world. Two Africans made the list: Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Democratic Republic of Congo/Austria) with Tram 83 (published by Jacaranda) and José Eduardo Agualusa (Angola) with A General Theory of Oblivion (Harvill Secker). “This is the first longlist ever to have been announced […]

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THE NIGERIA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE 2016

  Last year’s edition saw none of the writers smiling to the bank. Sadly, no one won the $100, 000, because the Board didn’t find any of the 109 entries worthy enough.  None of the entries received met the levels of literary excellence worthy of Africa’s most prestigious literary prize.  Will there be a winner […]

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THE WRITER 2016

Awards: First Prize—N200,000; Second Prize – N150,000; Third Place – N100,000  Deadline: 31st March, 2016 The Naked Convos has opened for submissions for the fourth season of The Writer. The Writer Competition is an online ‘reality’ writing contest created by TheNakedConvos. Entries will be collected and the best announced to work with mentors to improve their writing […]

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THREAD RESIDENCY PROGRAM FOR ARTISTS – SENEGAL

Every writer needs the peace and quiet and comfort of a wonderful work space. If you’ve been yearning for one, then you want to consider sending an application to the Thread Residency Program in Senegal. Thread accepts applications from artists and writers of any medium or style. Duration of residency is at least 4 weeks/ […]

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