Tag: Miles Morland Foundation

  • Miles Morland Foundation’s new focus at fifth year milestone

    Miles Morland Foundation’s new focus at fifth year milestone

    The Miles Morland Foundation showed up on our shores in 2013 with little fanfare and has since grown to be the most influential literary organisations on the continent. It changes locational focus as it turns five. It wasn’t one of the most auspicious entries into the African literary scene you’ve ever seen. In 2013, an…

  • Michela Wrong steps downs as Miles Morland Foundation literary director

    Michela Wrong steps downs as Miles Morland Foundation literary director

    Michela Wrong has stepped down as the literary director of the Miles Morland Foundation, a position she has held since 2014. Michela Wrong is a British journalist and author who spent years covering events across Africa for Reuters, the BBC, and the Financial Times. She started her literary journey when wrote her first nonfiction book…

  • Miles Morland Foundation hosts African Writers in Uganda

    Miles Morland Foundation hosts African Writers in Uganda

    The Miles Morland Foundation hosted some of the hottest writers on the continent for a Creative writer’s workshop in Uganda on July 8-15, 2017. The workshop was hosted by Giles Foden and Michela Wrong. The Miles Morland Foundation has been known for its support of many artistic initiatives on the continent backing literary festivals and…

  • Miles Morland Writing Scholarship 2017 seeks your entries

    Miles Morland Writing Scholarship 2017 seeks your entries

    The Miles Morland Writing Scholarship 2017 opens its entries for entries on June 30. The entry period ends on Tuesday, October 31st. The Miles Morland Foundation based out of London, UK first came to the notice of many in the African literary scene when they supported many initiatives across the continent. They helped fund literary…

  • Mozambique’s Festival Fim do Caminho Literary Prize 2016 gets record entries

    Mozambique’s Festival Fim do Caminho Literary Prize 2016 gets record entries

    The Mozambique based Festival Fim do Caminho Literary Prize 2106 got entries in the dozens this year. The theme of the competition this year was Crime in Mozambique. Festival Fim do Caminho (this is Portuguese, in English it the The Mossuril Film Festival) is an annual film festival held in Mossuril, Mozambique Island and Nampula,…