17 Jul, 2024

Poetry Writing Course For Teens: A Free Online Course from the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program

Are you a teen and interested in writing poetry? Or do you know anyone between the ages of 10 and 18 who enjoys writing poetry? Then you want to read about the new University of Iowa MOOC for teens. Starting on 30th March , teen writers, parents and teachers can participate in the newest MOOC […]

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Book Tour Announcement: Satans and Shaitans by Obinna Udenwe

You are invited to the online book tour and book reading of Obinna Udenwe’s award winning novel, Satans and Shaitans. Six literary blogs will host him on five different days. The tour promises to be rewarding. There will be varied readings across all stops and free giveaways. You might win a book. Invite a friend. […]

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Longlist – Saraba Manuscript Prize 2016

The longlist for the fiction category of the Saraba Manuscript Prize has been announced. The following 10 titles, drawn from over 70 submissions, will be considered for inclusion in the shortlist: 1.God of Weeping Skies 2.Sister Dear 3.Beyond the Beautiful Sea 4.IJGB and Other Stories 5.Cross-Stitched 6.We Won’t Fade Into Darkness 7.Mosaic: Stitches of Stories […]

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The Mogford Literary Prize For Food and Drink

Prize: £7,500. Winning Story will be turned into audio for the Story Player Deadline: 6th March, 2016 The Mogford literary prize invites stories up to 2,500 words which reflect the theme of food and drink. This call  is for the fourth annual prize, and the £7,500 award will be presented during the FT Weekend Oxford […]

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Elizabeth Kostova Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship: Scholarship covers tuition, room and board, in-country transportation, and 50% of international travel expenses. Deadline: 01 March, 2016. The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation has announced its ninth annual summer fiction writing seminar. The Sozopol Fiction seminar will run from 9th June, 2016 and close 13th June, 2016. in the ancient town of Sozopol, Bulgaria. According […]

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Short Story Day Africa Prize 2016

Have you been actively writing, or have you been looking for a writing prompt to spur you? Short Story Day Africa has announced the latest challenge. You’re expected to write a short story (on the theme of migration) in 3000 – 5000 words. Submissions will open 1st June 2016 and end on 31th July 2016. […]

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