The Miles Morland Writing Scholarship


Morland Writing Scholarship Winners 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

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

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

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

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

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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