Creative Writing

Don’t miss Jacana Media’s classes in publishing, writing, and other forms of insanity!

From 2 to 15 December, Don’t Shut Up Jacana Masterclasses will offer a series of seven two-hour seminars for interested readers, practicing writers and publishers longing for a fresh take.

Gerald Kraak call for submissions – An anthology and prize on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa

The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) and the Other Foundation are pleased to announce that submissions for the fourth annual Gerald Kraak Prize and Anthology for 2021 are open.

Write your book with Mike Nicol’s new online creative writing course

Acclaimed novelist Mike Nicol has launched a creative writing course!

Pan Macmillan SA is calling for commercial fiction submissions

Have you written a tragic romance, a nail-biting thriller or a family drama with a jaw-dropping plot twist?

Winners announced for BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for young African womxn

BlackBird Books has announced the two writers who have won places on it’s new writer’s residency.

Calling all African storytellers: Enter the Gama❤Phile Writers’ Competition and stand a chance to be published by Pan Macmillan SA

Attention aspiring storytellers: make your writing dreams a reality with the GamaPhile Writers’ Competition!

Call for submissions: AfroYoungAdult – a talent-search for Young Adult fiction from Africa!

Calling aspiring African writers of all ages interested in writing for Young Adults!

Writers! Send Pan Macmillan SA the manuscript for your future bestseller during open submissions week

It’s time to polish up that manuscript! This week is Pan Macmillan South Africa’s open submissions week.

Sign up for the Abantu Book Festival Creative Writing Masterclass with Nthikeng Mohlele and Zukiswa Wanner

Nthikeng Mohlele and Zukiswa Wanner will be leading a Creative Writing Masterclass at this year’s Abantu Book Festival!