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Jhalak Prize
Jennifer N. Makumbi Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

Jhalak Shortlist announced: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s ‘The First Woman’ nominated.

Wanted: WomanFest Writers-in-Residence

Open call for Ghanaian Women Writers by LOATAD ahead of WomanFest

LOATAD: Digital Residency Open Call

An open call for Archivists, Librarians, and Writers from LOATAD in Ghana.

Open Call: Ghanaian Writing On Migration

An open call for Ghanaian writers by LOATAD (in Ghana) and LFP (in Canada).

Idris Elba signs major book deal with HarperCollins

Idris Elba signs major children’s book deal with HarperCollins

‘Virtually Yours’ Returns with Natasha Omokhodion

Zukiswa Wanner returns with another instalment of ‘Virtually Yours’

Jennifer N. Makumbi Longlisted for Jhalak Prize 2021

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been Longlisted for 2021’s instalment of the Jhalak Literary Prize

African Women’s Stories: A Call For Submissions

Call For Submissions for the LOATAD Women Reading Women Oral Archive Project.

Zimbabwe’s First Multi-Lingual, Pan-African Literary Review

Zimbabwe’s First Multi-Lingual, Pan-African Literary Review has published its inaugural issue.

Call For Manuscript Submissions

Publisher Masobe’s Call for Manuscript Submissions

Creative Writing Masterclass with Prof. Chigozie Obioma

An exciting opportunity for literary prospects to be delivered by Chigozie Obioma

Doek: An Independent Arts Organisation in Namibia

A new and independent arts organisation takes off in Namibia.