The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2022 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers will open for entries on Friday 1st July. The deadline for submissions is Monday 19th September. For all information on how to submit an application please see the page marked ‘Entry Requirements and FAQs’ on our website (www.milesmorlandfoundation.com
The Miles Morland Foundation is delighted that 2018 Zimbabwean scholar, Siphiwe Ndlovu, has been awarded one of the prestigious Windham-Campbell prizes. Recipients of the prize receive $165,000. The award was set up by writer Donald Windham and his partner Sandy M. Campbell to highlight literary achievement. This year marks its 10th anniversary and Director of
We are pleased to announce that Mozambican publisher, Ethale, has successfully launched an app to make African books available in Portuguese, with help, in part, from funding from the Miles Morland Foundation. To find out more, please read James Murua’s blog post here.
Morland African Writing Scholarships 2021 The judges met this week to decide on the Morland Writing Scholars for 2021. The 2021 Morland Writing Scholars are: Ope Adedeji (Nigeria) Asiya Gaildon (Somalia) Refilwe Mofokeng (South Africa) Tinashe Mushakanvanhu (Zimbabwe) The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow them to take a year off to
The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2021 Morland Writing Scholarships. This year we received 572 applications from across the continent. Selecting the shortlist is always a hard task. Remember, all 572 submissions come from published authors. The 23 people who make up our short list were judged on literary
The Miles Morland Foundation is delighted that ‘An Island, written by South African writer, Karen Jennings during her scholarship year, has been longlisted for the Booker Prize. An Island, published in 2020 by Holland House Books, is a brilliant novel exploring hard hitting questions about refugees, colonialism and memory and we wish it every success.