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Offer: Resource: Lists of Scholarships for African Writers

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Please note: I am not the contact person for these scholarships, I merely did a search and found these interesting links. Good luck to you all!

bout the Award

The Baobab Prize, is an annual international literary award established to encourage the writing of African literature for young readers. This year the prize will award $1,000 to the best story in each category and $800 to the most promising young writer (18 years and below).

The Baobab Prize annually invites entries of unpublished African short stories written for audiences either 8-11 years or 12-15 years. Also all short listed stories will be considered for possible publishing. TheBaobab Prize is open to African citizens of all ages.

Deadline for submission is April 15, 2010.
More information

The Baobab Prize is here to shake up African literature as we know it. All necessary details and information are available on the website:
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Suggested Books

* Literature of Africa (Literature as Windows to World Cultures)

* African Literature: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory

* A History of Twentieth-Century African Literatures

* The African Imagination: Literature in Africa and the Black Diaspora


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Long time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
How do you do? I sent a private message to yu but there was no response, how are you dear frined? This is a good resource post at the nick of time.
Love you,

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
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Festac Town


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