About us

The LinesfromAfrica Fellowship is an esteemed community and the largest group dedicated to writers of African descent. 

What do we do?

LinesfromAfrica serves as a vibrant and inclusive space where African writers can come together, share their literary journeys, and nurture their creative talents.

The fellowship aims to amplify the voices of African writers, celebrate their diverse perspectives, and foster a supportive environment for growth and collaboration.

Members of the LinesfromAfrica Fellowship benefit from a range of valuable resources and opportunities. Regular virtual and in-person meet-ups provide a platform for writers to engage in meaningful discussions, exchange ideas, and forge connections with like-minded individuals. The fellowship also organizes workshops, seminars, and masterclasses conducted by renowned authors, editors, and literary experts, enabling members to refine their craft and gain valuable insights into the publishing industry.

Furthermore, the LinesfromAfrica Fellowship actively supports its members in their literary endeavors. It offers mentorship programs where experienced writers provide guidance, feedback, and encouragement to aspiring authors. The fellowship also organizes writing contests, publishing opportunities, and networking events that help writers showcase their work, connect with publishers, and expand their readership.

Sharing wisdom

Corporate Writing Workshops

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By fostering a sense of community and empowering African writers, the LinesfromAfrica Fellowship plays a vital role in promoting African literature on a global scale. It recognizes the richness and diversity of African storytelling, encourages literary excellence, and serves as a catalyst for positive change within the African literary landscape.

As the largest group for writers of African descent, the LinesfromAfrica Fellowship continues to create a vibrant and supportive ecosystem that empowers African writers to share their unique narratives, break boundaries, and make a lasting impact in the literary world.