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Storymoja 2016

An article on Storymoja 2016 in the Nairobi Star: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/06/25/literature-why-nairobi-will-miss-storymoja-festival_c1374822 

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Tony Mochama interview

An article on 2013 Morland Writing Scholar, Tony Mochama, in the Daily Nation, July 2016: ​ http://www.nation.co.ke/lifestyle/weekend/Time-to-write-to-the-heart-of-the-country/-/1220/3296510/-/54gka4z/-/index.html

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Lidudumalingani Mqombothi interview

An interesting interview with Caine Prize winner and one of our scholars from 2016, Lidudumalingani Mqombothi. Good to see both Saraba and Short Story Day Africa, both organisations the MMF support, mentioned. ​ https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jul/10/prize-winning-caine-prize-african-author-writers-must-diversify-to-survive?CMP=share_btn_fb 

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New African article

A great article by the New African on the state of play for the new generation of African Writers. It’s heartening to see that the MMF support nearly every festival/organisation referenced: ​ newafricanmagazine.com/africa-writes-next-generation-state-play/?platform=hootsuite

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Announcement of 2015 Morland Writing Scholarship Awards

​ ​ Announcement of 2015 Morland Writing Scholarship Awards The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow them to take a year to write a book. This year for the first time we gave in addition two

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