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June 22, 2021

Solomon Uhiara’s “The Extermination Device of the Blacksmith” connects “our ancient technological practices with modern advancements.” Hearing the Django Unchained actor’s audio performance is “thrilling,” he said.

June 22, 2021

Win £10,000 for your un-agented, unpublished work-in-progress.

June 21, 2021

The $50,000 award, given by the University of Oklahoma-based World Literature Today, has historically predicted future Nobel Prize in Literature winners.

June 18, 2021

We are hosting events, podcasts, and readings in Yaounde, London, and Berlin. Consolidated and recomposed back issues (1-8) will be available for free, and issues 9-10 for sale in physical and eBook formats.

June 18, 2021

The piece, “It Is Obscene,” calls out two former students, one being the novelist Akwaeke Emezi, who “publicly insulted” her, “sent emails and texts that were ignored,” and “decided to go on social media to peddle falsehoods.”

June 17, 2021

The £1,000 award, founded by the Nigerian writer Onyeka Nwelue, is for unpublished manuscripts.

June 15, 2021

“I wanted to talk about the world that was possible in Zambia, in the generations that preceded me and the worlds that transpired in Zambia,” said the author of Kamukanda.

June 9, 2021

The prestigious New England initiative selected the Nigerian writer and former Harvard fellow for his poetry manuscript in progress.

June 9, 2021

The novelist—Open Country Mag’s December 2020 cover star—is recognized for her “unflinching, unswerving gaze,” having “charted the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled free state.”

June 5, 2021

The categories are fiction, poetry, essays, and flash fiction.

June 22, 2021

Solomon Uhiara’s “The Extermination Device of the Blacksmith” connects “our ancient technological practices with modern advancements.” Hearing the Django Unchained actor’s audio performance is “thrilling,” he said.

June 22, 2021

Win £10,000 for your un-agented, unpublished work-in-progress.

June 21, 2021

The $50,000 award, given by the University of Oklahoma-based World Literature Today, has historically predicted future Nobel Prize in Literature winners.

June 18, 2021

We are hosting events, podcasts, and readings in Yaounde, London, and Berlin. Consolidated and recomposed back issues (1-8) will be available for free, and issues 9-10 for sale in physical and eBook formats.

June 18, 2021

The piece, “It Is Obscene,” calls out two former students, one being the novelist Akwaeke Emezi, who “publicly insulted” her, “sent emails and texts that were ignored,” and “decided to go on social media to peddle falsehoods.”

June 17, 2021

The £1,000 award, founded by the Nigerian writer Onyeka Nwelue, is for unpublished manuscripts.

June 15, 2021

“I wanted to talk about the world that was possible in Zambia, in the generations that preceded me and the worlds that transpired in Zambia,” said the author of Kamukanda.

June 9, 2021

The prestigious New England initiative selected the Nigerian writer and former Harvard fellow for his poetry manuscript in progress.

June 9, 2021

The novelist—Open Country Mag’s December 2020 cover star—is recognized for her “unflinching, unswerving gaze,” having “charted the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled free state.”

June 5, 2021

The categories are fiction, poetry, essays, and flash fiction.

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