Callouts

Opportunities for writers and poets for August 2023.

In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in August 2023. These callouts are divided into education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies), journals, publishers, and prizes. If you have any callouts, please share.

Education (MFAs, Fellowships, residencies).

  • International Literary Seminars (ILS)

Deadline: August 7.
Details: Click here.

  • Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust

Deadline: October 2.
Details: Click here.

  • Marchmont Writers Autumn Retreat

Deadline: October 27.
Details: Click here.

  • The Authors’ Foundation: Grants for work in progress

Deadline: Not indicated.
Details: Click here.

  • Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD) 2023 West Africa Writers Residency Programme

Deadline: August 6.
Details: Click here.

  • Morland African Writing Scholarships 2023

Deadline: September 18.
Details: Click here.

  • The Poda-Poda Stories Fellowship (Sierra Leone)

Deadline: Not Indicated
Details: Click here.

Literary magazines/journals/Anthologies

  • Indaba, Bafazi SFF Anthology

Deadline: August 15
Details: Click here

  • Isele Magazine

Deadline: Not indicated
Details: Click here

  • Lolwe Magazine

Deadline: August 31
Details: Click here

  • Michigan Quarterly

Deadline: October 1
Details: Click here

  • Nalubaale Review Magazine

Deadline: November 30
Details: Click here

  • Columbia Journal

Deadline: August 10
Details: Click here

  • The White Review

Deadline: Not indicated
Details: Click here

  • Akewi Magazine

Deadline: Not indicated.
Details: Click here

  • Ipikai Magazine

Deadline: August 5
Details: Click here

  • Ake Review

Deadline: August 15
Details: Click here

  • Orange Blossom Review

Deadline: August 15
Details: Click here

  • The Lilac Journal

Deadline: None
Details:
Click here

  • Shō Poetry Journal

Deadline: October 1
Details: Click here.

  • Márọkọ Mag

Deadline: August 21
Details: Click here.

  • Umukarago

Deadline: August 15
Details: Click here.

  • The Creative Zine

Deadline: August 15
Details: Click here.

  • Chilli Hub

Deadline: None (Many opportunities)
Details: Click here

  • Reed Magazine

Deadline: October 1
Details: Click here.

Write Jobs

Deadline: None (Many opportunities)
Details: Click here.

  • The Other Side of Home: journeys in refugee and immigrant literature

Deadline: August 5
Details: Click here.

  • Alien Magazine

Deadline: Not indicated
Details: Click here.

  • McNeese Review

Deadline: August 31
Details: Click here.

  • The Shore (poetry)

Deadline: September 1
Details: Click here.

  • Chestnut Review

Deadline: September 30
Details: Click here.

  • The Flute – African Urban Echoes

Deadline: September 1
Details: Click here.

  • Account Magazine

Deadline: August 13
Details: Click here.

  • Fictive Dream

Deadline: Not indicated
Details: Click here.

  • African Literature Today

Deadline: October 31
Details: Click here.

  • Grist Journal:

Deadline: August 15
Details: Click here.

  • West Trade Review

Deadline: August 1
Details: Click here.

  • Taco Bell Quarterly

Deadline: Not indicated
Details: Click here.

  • Nimrod International Journal

Deadline: September 1
Details: Click here.

  • Black Lawrence Press

Deadline: Various
Details: Click here

  • Decolonial Passage

Decolonial Passage presents each distinct piece of writing as a passage worthy of readers’ attention in which writers create texts to articulate a variety of themata affecting the human condition including, but not limited to authenticity, liberty, alienation, dignity, community, and boundless love. Decolonial Passage publishes writing from emerging and established writers who use language and form in innovative ways.

Deadline: Not indicated
Information: Click here.

Publishers

  • Storymoja Publishers

Deadline: August 20
Information: Click here.

  • Dsac Publishing Hub (South Africa)

Deadline: Not indicated
Information: Click here.

  • Phoenix Books

Deadline: Not indicated
Information: Click here.

  • Jacana Imprint: Mother

Deadline: Not indicated
Information: Click here.

Prizes

  • Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize 2023

Deadline: September 28
Information: Click here.

  • Sevhage Literary Prizes for Africans 2023

Deadline: August 21
Information: Click here.

  • Academy of American Poets First Book Award 2023

Deadline: September 1
Information: Click here.

  • Toyin Falola Prize

Deadline: October 15
Information: Click here.

  • Dinesh Allirajah Prize for short fiction 2024

Deadline: September 22
Information: Click here.

  • Àtìpó Book Review Prize

Deadline: August 11
Information: Click here.

  • The Sarah Maguire Prize

Deadline: January 1, 2024
Details: Click here.

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Deadline: October 1
Details: Click here.

  • Pen America Awards 2024

Deadline: August 1
Details: Click here.

  • Luschei Prize for African Poetry

Deadline: October 1
Details: Click here.

  • E. E. Sule/Sevhage Prize for African Literary Criticism

Deadline: August 7
Details: Click here.

  • The St. Lawrence Book Award

Deadline: August 31
Details: Click here.


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