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Akwaeke Emezi

Do you need time to finish up a fiction manuscript or to do research for a non-fiction project? Then this award is for you. The Miles Morland Foundation awards African writers a one-year stipend that allows them to make out time to finish a piece of work. Last year, the winners in the fiction category received ₤18,000 while non-fiction writers were awarded £27,000.

One of the 2015 recipients of the award, Akwaeke Emezi, recently announced a book deal with a high-profile publishing house [read here if you missed it]. These kinds of financial awards go a long way towards helping writers make progress with their work.  

Deadline is October 31st. 

Click HERE  for details on how to apply.

Good luck!

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Post image from Akwaeke Emezi’s Instagram page.