Literary Laddership for Emerging African Authors Opens
The Literary Laddership for Emerging African Authors fellowship, created by Nigerian author and creative writing professor Suyi Davies Okungbowa, is opening submissions for the next set of fellows. The fellowship “aims to support, elevate and connect emerging fiction authors of Black and/or African descent, based primarily on the African continent and writing in English.”
The current program advisors include Dhonielle Clayton, Alexander Cochran, Wale Lawal, Kwame Mbalia, Ukamaka Olisakwe, Makena Onjerika, and Tade Thompson.
Submissions close April 30, 2023. More information on eligibility and the application process can be found on their website.
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