Submissions for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing (for short stories) are open until the 26th January.
The Island Prize is a literary prize that has been curated with the primary aim of helping African writers break into the UK publishing scene. This prize is open to unpublished debut novelists from all African countries, or the diaspora.
The 2022 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is open for submissions by publishers until January.
The Island Prize for a Debut Novel from Africa is open for submissions until December 12, 2021.
Also open for applications are the ICM Global South Translation Fellowships 2022.
A few upcoming events, taking place online.
This week’s major holiday—in your life, I’m sure, as in mine—was International Translation Day! PierenePress did a heroic job of twittercasting live from PEN’s translation-day events; I certainly hope they write a few wrap-up thoughts about the discussions on their blog. Meanwhile, the “top 10” suggestions to come out of