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Morland Writing Scholarships Shortlist 2020

October 19, 2020

This year we received 992 entries, over 300 more than last year. They came from 30 different countries. Selecting the shortlist was a difficult task. Although the list is decided on a combination of literary merit and the book proposal, we also, when deciding between submissions of equal merit, try to favour writers at an…

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Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020

June 15, 2020

Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2020 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers will open for entries on Wednesday 1st July. The deadline for submissions is Friday 18th September. For all information on how to apply, please see the page marked ‘Entry Requirements and FAQs’ on…

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Morland Writing Scholarship Winners 2019

November 22, 2019

Morland Writing Scholarships for 2019 The judges met yesterday to decide on the four new Morland Writing Scholars for 2019. This was another record year for entries with almost 700 submissions. The 2019 Morland Writing Scholars are: Gloria Mwaniga Odari – Kenya Hawa Jande Golakai – Liberia Nnamdi Oguike – Nigeria Parselelo ole Kantai –…

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Morland Writing Scholarships Shortlist 2019

October 25, 2019

Morland Writing Scholarships: 2019 Shortlist The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Morland Writing Scholarships. We received nearly 700 entries this year, over 150 more than last year, with the standard going up alongside the numbers. It’s always a difficult task choosing the shortlist, but this year was particularly…

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Morland Writing Scholarships 2019

June 13, 2019

Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2019 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers will open for entries on Sunday 30th June. The deadline for submissions is Monday 30th September. For all information on how to apply, please see the page marked ‘Entry Requirements and FAQs’ on our…

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Changes to MMF Judging Panel

May 1, 2019

Morland Writing Scholarships – Judges The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce our Judges’ Panel for 2019. This year we have two new faces on the panel of three. It was time to refresh the panel but our decision was made easier by the Caine Prize nicking Ellah Allfrey and Femi Terry. We felt…

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Akwaeke Emezi PEN America finalist

January 29, 2019

We were pleased to see that one of our scholars, Akwaeke Emezi, has been announced as one of the finalists for PEN America this year for her novel, Freshwater. The award honours debut novels written by an American author who has not previously published a full-length work of fiction. The winner will be announced at…

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Morland Writing Scholars listed in top 28 best African reads of 2018

January 17, 2019

Quartz Africa recently published an article listing the 28 best books they’d read in 2018 by African writers. We were delighted to see that Morland writing scholar, Simone Haysom’s, book The Last Words of Rowan du Preez, written during her scholarship year, was one of those chosen. The book is published by Jonathan Ball and…

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Morland Writing Scholarships for 2018

November 27, 2018

Morland Writing Scholarships for 2018 The judges met yesterday to decide on the four new Morland Writing Scholars for 2018 out of a shortlist of twenty. We had slightly in excess of last year’s record entry of 550 submissions. Our 2018 Morland Writing Scholars are: Edwige Renee Dro – Cote d’Ivoire Kola Tubosun – Nigeria…

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Morland Writing Scholarships Shortlist 2018

October 30, 2018

The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Morland Writing Scholarships. Of the twenty names, five are from Nigeria, four from Kenya, four from South Africa and one each from Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Somalia and Zimbabwe. Choosing the shortlist seems to get harder every year. We had fewer…

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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.