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Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu

February 27, 2019

The Murder of Emil Coetzee On the eve of his country’s independence a plan is put in motion to make Emil Coetzee’s suicide look like a murder. However, instead of a suicide being made to look like a murder, a murder is committed and made to look like a suicide. Who would want to kill Emil Coetzee…

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Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana

February 5, 2019

Abdul-Malik Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana will write a speculative novel based on his 2013 short story, ‘The House of The Apostate.’ The novel will narrate the same Muslim couple’s struggles with religious belief, and it will be set in a future Cape Town floundering from the effects of climate change. Minhaj, a banker, and Jaanaan, a…

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Edwige Renee Dro

February 5, 2019

Edwige Renée Dro is a writer from Côte d’Ivoire. Also a translator and a literary activist, she is the co-founder of Abidjan Lit, a Collectif of literature lovers seeking to take over Abidjan with literature. Renée’s writings have been published in various magazines like Prufrock, Popula or This is Africa. She is currently writing a biographic novel of Marie Séry Koré,…

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Kola Tubosun

February 5, 2019

Kọla Túbọsún is a Nigerian linguist, editor, travel writer, and scholar. His works have been published in African Writer, Aké Review, Brittle Paper, International Literary Quarterly, Jalada, Popula, Saraba Magazine, etc. In 2016, he became the first African to be given the Premio Ostana, a prize given for work in indigenous language advocacy. Tubosun is the…

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Announcement of 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships Awards

June 19, 2017

The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers will open for entries on Friday 30th June. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 31st October 2017. Please see our under Morland Writing Scholarships the tab marked Entry Requirements and FAQs. ​ Last year we were delighted with…

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Scholarship Winners

May 4, 2017

Over the past two years it has supported literary festivals in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and Somaliland; cultural initiatives in east, west, central and southern Africa; London’s Film Africa festival, the Caine Prize for African Writing, several African educational initiatives and the new Rhodes scholarships for Africans. The Foundation runs a yearly African writing scholarship scheme,…

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Nneoma Ike-Njoku (2016)

December 30, 2016

Nneoma Ike-Njoku is a Nigerian writer living in New Mexico. She is a recipient of the 2015 Awele Creative Trust Award and an alumna of the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop, and was longlisted for the Golden Baobab Prize in 2013. She is in her final year at St. John’s College, where she studies French,…

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Lidudumalingani Mqombothi (2016)

December 30, 2016

The novel is titled Let Your Children Name Themselves. The novel is told in three narrative voices, the dominant being a homosexual boy growing up in a village and the other two being the mother and the father. The reader finds the boy, named Babini, at adolescence, just as he is about to come to…

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Ayesha Harruna Attah (2016)

December 30, 2016

Ayesha Harruna Attah was born in Accra, Ghana. She attended Mount Holyoke College, Columbia University, and New York University. The author of three novels, Harmattan Rain, Saturday’s Shadows, and the forthcoming One Hundred Wells, she was a 2014 Africa Centre Artists in Residency Award Laureate and Instituto Sacatar Fellow. Her writing has appeared in the…

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Abdul Adan (2016)

December 30, 2016

Abdul Adan was born in Somalia, and grew up in the Somali-inhabited northern Kenya. In 2006, he immigrated to the United States and studied English Literature at Washington University in St. Louis. His first short story was published by African-Writing in 2010. Other stories have since appeared in Kwani?, SCARF, Jungle Jim, Okike, Arab World…

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The Miles Morland Foundation's main aim is to support entities in Africa which enable Africans to get their voices heard. It is particularly interested in supporting African writing and African literature.