Deadline: 28 February, 2022

The Africa Institute has opened applications for the Tejumola Olaniyan Creative Writers-in-Residence Fellowship.

This residency programme is created in honour of the late Nigerian Professor Tejumola Olaniyan and his remarkable intellectual legacy in the field of African literature and critical theory.


  • The residency fellowship offers a grant of 45,000 AED


  • The residency programme is open to creative writers, including novelists, short story writers, playwrights, poets and scriptwriters related to Africa and the African diaspora
  • The proposed project can be in Arabic or English (other languages will be considered)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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