DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2024 — The 2024 edition of the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing invites fictional short stories.
The prize aims to bring African writing to a wider audience, and only fictional short stories are eligible for the Prize.
For 2024 eligibility, the judges will only consider work published between April 1, 2019 and March 25, 2024.
Entries must be submitted by a publisher. This includes publishers of physical and digital books, literary journals, magazines, and arts oriented websites.
The organisers consider an ‘African writer’ as someone who is a national of an African country, or who has a parent who is African by birth or nationality.
The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2024.
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DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
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DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 19, 2024 — Applications are open for the 2024/2025 cohorts of the Journalist Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute. APPLY HERE
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