Our natural constituency of writers and material are African or Diasporan (please interpret boldly) but we will publish any writer who writes into the African Condition (please interpret boldly). We are adventurous in our definition of Africana, but we will also publish good literature generally.
Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action, the pioneering, highly regarded South African gay and lesbian archives, invites African writers to submit stories on a queer African theme for publishing in a ground-breaking anthology. Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action intends the anthology to query stereotypes, show that there are many ways of being queer in Africa, and encourage queer artistic expression and appreciation. Literary merit and an insightful response to the complexities of African queerness will guide the selection. Submit your unpublished short fiction of between 1,000 and 5,000 words firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 June 2010. Provide a covering page with the title of the story, your first name and surname, your email address and a contact telephone number, and a bio of not more than 100 words. All submissions will be acknowledged. The selection will be made by 30 September
CWS-FilmAid International (FilmAid) invites applications from qualified Kenyans to fill the above position. The position will involve extensive work in Kibera, Naivasha, Eldoret and Kisumu.
Call for applications for the 2010 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program for young African women leaders
Rethink Scholarship at Langara is now calling for 2010 entries. We’ll be judging the winner based on…
The fellowship will be accompanied by a series of lectures, readings and other events that highlight the national artistic and political culture of the writer…
A fellowship or tuition scholarship to either an African or Caribbean poet, fiction or nonfiction writer to attend the 2010 conference, August 11-21.
Grist is seeking essays on craft and poetics, in any genre, and personal essays that focus on a specific writer’s work.
Dear East African theatre artists, colleagues and friends: Greetings from New York City in the U.S.! We are writing to provide you an update on Sundance Institute East Africa activities for the coming season (Year 3 of a five-year initiative). Our plan is to return to East Africa in July 2010. As you know, Sundance Institute East Africa is a program exploring the potential relationship between US and East African theatre artists and encouraging artistic exchange. In Year 1, May 2008, five American theatre artists from the Sundance Institute Theatre Program participated in an exploratory visit to meet East African theatre artists in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda. In addition, Sundance Institute East Africa Artistic Associate Roberta Levitow attended the EATI (East African Theatre Institute) Festival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2008 (our first trip to Ethiopia!) In Year
To help us celebrate, Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka will judge the 2010 African Performance playwriting competition.