Call for papers, presentations, submissions and applications

Kwani? Manuscript Project

Since March of this year, I’ve been working with Billy Kahora at Kwani Trust as Associate Editor on a new literary prize for unpublished fiction manuscripts.  Offering cash prizes totaling 525,000 Kenyan Shillings, the Kwani? Manuscript Project calls for the submission… Read More ›

Words Without Borders

Words without Borders, an online magazine of international literature in English translation, seeks submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for an issue of African women’s writing.

Golden Baobab Prize

Email we received: Dear Africa in Words, It’s that time of the year again! Golden Baobab is excited to announce the call for submissions for its annual Golden Baobab Prize. Our literary award invites entries of unpublished African-inspired stories written… Read More ›