Tag: Kiprop Kimutai

  • New Journal, Debunk Quarterly, launches in Nairobi

    New Journal, Debunk Quarterly, launches in Nairobi

    Debunk Quarterly, a new journal from Kenyan media outfit Debunk, launched at the Alliance Française Nairobi on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Also read: Debunk Barbara Achermann Fellowship recipients announced. On Tuesday evening, Nairobi residents were treated to the launch of the newest literary journal in town, Debunk Quarterly. It was a colourful evening of literary…

  • Kiprop Kimutai wins Graywolf Press Africa Fiction Prize 2023

    Kiprop Kimutai wins Graywolf Press Africa Fiction Prize 2023

    Kiprop Kimutai’s manuscript The Freedom of Birds was declared the winner of the Graywolf Press Africa Fiction Prize 2023 on Monday, December 11, 2023. Graywolf Press was founded by Scott Walker in Port Townsend, Washington, USA in 1974 and has grown to become one of the leading publishers in North America. It has also published…

  • Morland Writing Scholarships 2023 winners announced.

    Morland Writing Scholarships 2023 winners announced.

    The winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2023 have been announced today, Friday, November 17, 2023.   The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as the Morland Writing Scholarship, is an opportunity to allow writers to finish a manuscript. In the past, the scholarship has been accorded to writers from across the…

  • Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 judges, theme announced.

    Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 judges, theme announced.

    Edwige-Renée Dro, Kiprop Kimutai, and Maneo Refiloe Mohale are the judges for the Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 announced on September 30, 2020. Afritondo, a new platform that aims to connect with and tell the stories of African and black minority populations across the globe, this year announced a new award called the Afritondo Short…

  • The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced

    The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced

    The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award given to African writers to enable them to work on a manuscript over a year without worrying about an income. Writers awarded a fiction scholarship will each receive £18,000, paid…

  • Novuyo Tshuma, Percy Zvomuya and Kiprop Kimutai make Artists In Residency shortlist

    Novuyo Tshuma, Percy Zvomuya and Kiprop Kimutai make Artists In Residency shortlist

    The Africa Centre announced its nominees for several residencies for many African artists for the Artists In Residency program. In literature, they have nominated Zimbabweans Novuyo Tshuma, Percy Zvomuya and Joyce Jenje Makwenda as well as Egyptian Amira Hanafi, Kenyan Kiprop Kimutai and South African Zinaid Meeran. The Africa Centre is an organisation whose core…

  • Kiprop Kimutai’s #TrueStoriesFromIten

    Kiprop Kimutai’s #TrueStoriesFromIten

    Kiprop Kimutai became famous when his manuscript The Water Spirits became third in the Kwani Manuscript Project that ended last year. The winner was Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi with her Kintu while number two was Saah Millimono with what was the working title of One Day I Will Write About This War. Makumbi’s Kintu was launched…

  • Jalada’s Afrofuture anthology is coming; be afraid, be very afraid

    Jalada’s Afrofuture anthology is coming; be afraid, be very afraid

    Jalada’s Afrofuture anthology: Jalada Africa has announced that their newest anthology with the “Afrofuture” theme will be unleashed on an unsuspecting public on January 2015. They have given a sneak peek of the anthology with a non-fiction piece on visual artist Wangechi Mutu and her career by Binyanvanga Wainaina. The hottest new thing in the…