17 Jul, 2024
Brink Literary Journal is an in-print literary journal dedicated to publishing hybrid and cross-genre work from both emerging and established creatives who often reside outside traditional artistic disciplines.  Brink aims…
Apply for the Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowships   The Delaware Division of the Arts is now accepting applications for the Individual Artist Fellowships, offering substantial support…
Apply for the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants   PEN America is now accepting applications for the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants, which provide vital support for the translation of book-length works.…
The New York State Council on the Arts Support for Artists Grants is now open! Apply Now The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is offering Support for…
The Onion Fellowship for Writers is now open!  America’s Finest News Source, The Onion, is seeking talented writers and creators to join The Onion Writing Fellowship. The Fellowship is a six-month-long…

African Performance 2011: Playwriting competition now open for your entries

BBC African Performance is an annual season of unique radio drama, which has now entered its fifth decade and has been designed to encourage new African writing. In the past decade, African Performance has continued to reveal themes that reflect the concerns of the continent.The plight of child soldiers, mob justice, people trafficking and prostitution, […]

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Commonwealth Short Story Competition

The Commonwealth Short Story Competition is an annual scheme to promote new creative writing for radio, funded and administered by the Commonwealth Foundation and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association.Entry is open to all Commonwealth citizens aged 19 and over to send in original, unpublished short stories for radio.The 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Competition will open for […]

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Saraba, an electronic literary magazine has just announced its 7th Issue. This magazine has explored themes as diverse as Family, City Life, Economy, Niger Delta, Religion/God, and Technology. Contributing authors have ranged from not-too-known budding writers to well-known, professional ones. They have published writers mostly from Nigeria. Other contributing writers are resident in London, Paris, […]

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Are you a talented and hardworking journalist who has written an outstanding news report? Are you an African national working as a professional journalist (or a freelancer) working in the media (whether print, television, Internet, photography and radio)? This may interest you. Recently, CNN International and MultiChoice officially launched the CNN/MultiChoiceAfrican Journalist 2011 Awards. This […]

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