Call for submissions: 60 Years of Chinua Achebe and the State of African Literature (Pay: TBD))

The Republic literary journal is currently accepting essays for its October/November 2019 issue,. This upcoming issue will focus on the


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The Economist’s International Essay Competition For Young People (Awards: All expense paid trip to a conference abroad + more) / How to Apply

Young essayists between the ages of 16 – 26 are invited to apply for The Economist‘s Open Future Essay Competition


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BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for Young African Women at Casa Lorde Pretoria (Awards: R5,000 + More) / How To Apply

Emerging women writers are invited to apply to the amazing BlackBird Books Writers Residency Program for Young African Women. Blackbird


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Samsung Engineering/ UN-Sponsored Environment 12th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition 2019 (Awards: certificates and Samsung electronic devices) / How To Apply

Young writers from all over the world are invited to apply for “The 12th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition”.  This contest


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