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Moving - Memoirs From Women Of African Descent wanted

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Moving is something that most of us have had to do at some time. Whether changing countries, cities or even streets the experience can be an emotional one. Fear, excitement, joy, hope are just some of the sensations that you may have felt when you had to move.


African Writers Abroad are looking for poignant memoir pieces about moving. Why did you move? How far did you go? How did moving make you feel? What did you leave behind? What did you hope to find - and did you find it?


This anthology will reflect a broad range of voices, viewpoints and experiences. Whether you have moved once, twice or several times we want to read your stories of real life experiences and journal /diary entries


Guidelines for submissions:

- 2,000 words maximum 3,500 words double-spaced.

- Please submit by email attachment in Microsoft Word, Arial, 12 point font.

- Deadline for submissions: 30 November 2005 Please send submissions as an attachment to africanwritersabroad


Please c.c. your submission to Andrea Enisuoh on


Andrea Enisuoh is a writer and journalist. She writes the Arts page for New Nation newspaper.



African Writers Abroad


Suits you nomadinas to a T. Don't know if there is a payment involved but only one way to find out. Write, write, write. Break a far. :D

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^^^ Indeed. It's called the Haddad Syndrome dear. A devestating affliction whose poor victims in the latter stages end up signing everything off with "gugu gaga". I shall keep you in my prayers as there is no known cure.

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