Established in 2018, the Graywolf Press African Fiction Prize awards an African writer an advance and publication by Graywolf. The prize aims to offer African writers a platform without them having to leave the continent.
“It’s good to know who to trust, I’ve been learning, but also who to doubt.” —Eloghosa Osunde, author of Vagabonds!
“I wasn’t ready for how much this novel would demand.” —NoViolet Bulawayo, author of Glory
Founded in 2017, the African Poetry Digital Portal serves as singular resource for studying contemporary African poetry. Now, with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the project’s leaders aim to expand their offerings.