Mukana Press Opens Submission Window

Mukana is accepting submissions for their second cohort of titles. The deadline for submissions of December 31. So far, two categories of submissions are open: a short story anthology in African Writing and a full-length manuscript in different genres. If your short story is accepted you will receive a $500 advance, indeed a rare occurrence … Continue reading Mukana Press Opens Submission Window


I want to read everything

I always tell my students that I never had a chance to read children's books. Where I grew up, there were no libraries, and it was thus hard to be exposed to the books other children were reading. The earliest books some of us read were set books, starting with Shona novels by writers like … Continue reading I want to read everything

The Return of Tule Review

Guidelines:Please submit up to five poems (or a total of five pages if your poems are longer) to me at Flash fiction pieces (also a total of five pages max) are also welcome. Please make sure that your name is at the top of each page and include a brief bio with your submission. … Continue reading The Return of Tule Review


Contact: Jason D. Batt 100 Year Starship HOUSTON, October 25, 2023 — The 2023 100 Year Starship (100YSS) Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing, a prize recognizing the finest fiction and non-fiction works that expand our understanding of the challenges, opportunities, pitfalls, and rewards of interstellar space exploration, is now open for submissions and nominations. One … Continue reading 100 YEAR STARSHIP ANNOUNCES CANOPUS AWARD CONTEST FOR AFRICA WRITERS