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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UN High Commissioner for Refugees Essay Competition 2019 / How To Apply

Research essayists at the graduate (Masters or Doctoral) level are invited to enter for the ongoing UN High Commissioner Refugee Essay


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Pitch To Publication 2019 Is Now Open / How To Apply (Awards: Book deal and more)

Do you have a book you’d like to send to a publisher? Are you tired of writing and sending out


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Morland Writing Scholarships For African Writers 2019 (Awards:₤18,000) / How To Apply

The Miles Morland Foundation Scholarship 2019 has opened for submissions. So if you’re an African writer (by origin or naturalization)


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Submit Poems and Stories To This Self Care and Me Time-Themed Anthology (Award: $200 + 25 Contributors Copies)

Chicken Soup for the Soul is currently accepting personal essays for its upcoming anthology. This new anthology is themed: “Self


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Fully Funded Creative Writing Masterclass To Be Facilitated By Ayobami Adebayo, Teju Cole and Emmanuel Iduma / How To Apply

Writers are invited to apply for the  BookArtArea’s creative writing 5- day masterclass. It’s completely free of charge, and participants


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Writing Fellowships 2020 At The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study / How To Apply (Fully-funded)

Writers and academicians are invited to apply for the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS). Selected artists will be invited


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