Miles Morland Foundation

2015

Noo Saro-Wiwa (2015)

December 30, 2015

Noo Saro-Wiwa was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and raised in England. She attended King’s College London and Columbia University in New York. Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria (Granta, 2012) is her first book. It was selected as BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week in 2012, and was named The Sunday Times Travel…

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Bolaji Odofin (2015)

December 30, 2015

Bolaji Odofin is a Nigerian writer and journalist. Having completed the novel Tiger In The Sand, she will be writing Ye Gods during her MMF scholarship year. The novel will take the existence and validity of African gods for granted, and narrate events from their perspective. Its central protagonist is a cynical, much put-upon African…

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Fatin Abbas (2015)

December 30, 2015

Fatin Abbas was born in Khartoum and grew up in New York. She gained a BA in English from Downing College, the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. She is a graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Hunter College, CUNY. Her fiction has appeared in Freeman’s,…

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Karen Jennings (2015)

December 30, 2015

Karen Jennings is a South African author. In September 2015 she moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil with her Brazilian husband. Karen holds Masters’ degrees in both English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. In early 2015 she was awarded a PhD in English Literature from the University of KwaZulu-Natal – part…

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Akwaeke Emezi (2015)

December 30, 2015

Akwaeke Emezi is an Igbo/Tamil writer and filmmaker born in Umuahia and raised in Aba, Nigeria. She was recently shortlisted for the 2015 Wasafiri New Writing Prize and her work has been published by Commonwealth Writers, Sable Literary Magazine, Specter Magazine, and the 2015 Caine Prize anthology, Lusaka Punk and Other Stories, among others. Akwaeke…

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About Us

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.