Over seven days, you’ll enjoy a safari that’ll take you from the grandeur of the Victoria Falls to the luxury of a lodge in the heart of the old Africa. And you’ll do so in the company, and under the personal mentorship, of the best-selling author, Tony Park, and All About Writing’s Dr Jo-Anne Richards, acclaimed novelist.
For inspiration, you’ll have elephant, lion and buffalo – and the incomparable Milky Way to inspire a million dreams. Far from the clamour and demands of everyday life, you’ll be free to focus completely on yourself – and your creativity.
A BACKLOG was originally just that—a large log placed at the back of a fire, to direct the heat outwards and prolong the burning. In the sense of something set aside for later, the word came to be used of a ‘backlog’ of unfinished work in the early 1900s.
Here’s an opportunity for unpublished writers who are citizens of African countries from The Island Prize which is awarded by Karen Jennings and @HhouseBooks and @KaravanPress, the publishers of her Booker-longlisted novel AN ISLAND.
The Island Prize is awarded by Karen Jennings and the two publishers of her Booker-longlisted novel AN ISLAND, @HhouseBooks & @KaravanPress. You can find all the details about submitting your debut manuscript for the prize below.