Tag: Megan Ross

  • 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…

  • Short Story Day Africa Prize 2016 shortlist announced

    Short Story Day Africa Prize 2016 shortlist announced

    Short Story Day Africa is pleased to announce the shortlist for the R10 000 Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction. The six shortlisted writers are Gratitude Fisher, Mirette Bahgat Eskaros, Blaize Kaye, Megan Ross, Stacy Hardy, and TJ Benson. This year, almost 450 entries were received for the Short Story Africa Prize. These…

  • Writivism Short Story Prize 2016 longlist announced

    Writivism Short Story Prize 2016 longlist announced

    The Writivism Short Story Prize 2016 longlist has just been announced. The winner of the prize will be made at the Writivism Festival in August 2016. The longlist for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2016 has been announced and it has twenty one of some of the brightest young African writers today. The list was…

  • Morland Writing Scholarships 2015 shortlist announced

    Morland Writing Scholarships 2015 shortlist announced

    The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. These applicants will be whittled down to four on December 14th by the judges Ellah Allfrey who is chair, Olufemi Terry, and Muthoni Garland and announced shortly after. The list features a healthy list of twenty-one applicants with seven from…

  • 2015 Short Story Day Africa Prize Shortlist announced

    2015 Short Story Day Africa Prize Shortlist announced

    Short Story Day Africa has just announced the short list for the R10 000 Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction. Over 450 entries were received for the Prize from over two dozen countries, from writers both living on the African continent and in the African diaspora. These were cut down to 21 in…

  • Short Story Day Africa 2015 longlist announced

    Short Story Day Africa 2015 longlist announced

    Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist of this year’s anthology. The stories from writers from across the continent explored the theme “Water” in interesting and unexpected ways, and both the readers and the SSDA team and editors felt the collection to be exceptional in scope and skill. The twenty-one stories will now be…