The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2022 Morland Writing Scholarships. With well over 500 entries from published authors. Nineteen writers were shortlisted from the large pool of submissions, which included the winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022, Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim, who is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Morland Writing Scholarship… Continue reading Newcastle Based Nigerian Writer makes the shortlist of the 2022 Morland Writing Scholarships.
Since time immemorial, the written word has transcended borders and writers who, either through economic migration, adventure, self-preservation, or the sanctity of their pen, have found refuge in new territories. These new cities have become homes to the erudite ones who have enraptured us through their published works and literary talents. Tyne and Wear in… Continue reading Black Northern Writers Shaping the Literary Culture on the Tyne