Submission Calls
Artist In Residency (AIR): Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency Program

Deadline: Dec. 16, 2017. The Africa Centre opens its call for its Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency Program. The residency consists of a four-week stay at the Bellagio Center on Lake Como, Italy. Africa Centre seeks fiction and non-fiction writers, playwrights, poets, video/filmmakers, composers, and visual artists, whose work is inspired by or relates to global or social issues. It wants high-caliber African artists, in [ … ]

Artist In Residency (AIR) Programme: Emerging – Mid Career Artists Residency
The 2018 Kalemba Short Story Prize
Submit to Awele Creative Trust (ACT)

Submission period:  Nov. 15 – Dec. 31, 2017. The Awele Creative Trust will begin receiving fiction submissions for its 2017 ACT Award on Nov. 15, 2017. To enter, email your previously unpublished work to awelecreativetrust@gmail.com. Again, the award only rewards fictional works. The team will only consider one story per author. With your submission, include a cover note with your name, date of [ … ]

2018 £3,000 Brunel University International African Poetry Prize
Submit Ideas for Africa Writes 2018

Deadline: Nov. 10, 2017. The Royal African Society wants you to pitch ideas for Africa Writes 2018. An annual celebration of contemporary literature, Africa Writes 2018 will be held on June 29 to July 1 at The British Library, London. So, send in pitches of authors, panel discussion, workshop, or performance event you would like to see at the festival. You don’t have to have a fully-fledged [ … ]

Submit to Digibook
Pan Macmillan South Africa Accepting Manuscript Submissions

Open: Nov. 20-24, 2017. As a general rule, Pan Macmillan South Africa does not accept unsolicited manuscripts. However, it will open a submission window from Nov. 20 to Nov. 24, 2017. Submit manuscripts that focus on general fiction, literary fiction, general non-fiction and memoir (bio or autobiography). Pan Macmillan South Africa does not accept short story collections, poetry, plays and children’s books. It believes [ … ]

Manuscript Call: Graywolf Press Africa Prize
The Random Thoughts‏ Creative Writing Prize
International Submission