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Writer’s Fellowship

The SprinNG Writing Fellowship (SWF) is an intensive 6-week online mentorship programme for developing Nigerian and Ghanaian writers with great potential and willingness to learn.
This fellowship focuses on 6 genres of literature: Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Book Review, Play/Drama, and Blogging. During the 6 weeks, mentees will be in contact with their mentors, sending them their works and getting reviews and commentaries. Mentors and mentees will aim to work on at least 1 piece of writing in their select genre per week. The SprinNG Creative Writing Fellowship is only open to writers who have not published a book before (eBook/hardcopy).
The medium of communication between the mentors and mentees throughout this programme will be via email, phone calls, WhatsApp, and text messages. In addition, all mentees will be provided weekly N500/¢10 airtime during the programme.

SprinNG also collaborates with Contemporary Ghanaian Writers Series (CGWS) to help enhance the fellowship visibility.

Fellowship Eligibility

– Applicant Must be a Nigerian or Ghanaian citizen, residing in Nigeria or Ghana
– Applicant Must be between the ages 18 to 25
– The SprinNG Writing Fellowship is only open to writers that have not published a book before (eBook/chapbook/hardcopy)

Application for the 2023 SprinNG Writing Fellowship is now open until April 15.

Ghanaian Writers Application Link:

Nigerian Writers Application Link:

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