Call for African Nova Sotian Artists and Writers

hARRY cromwell and Brent Williams Brent Wiliams

40 Places Called Home

Deadline: May 31, 2023

An exploration of African Nova Scotian history and folklore centred on the experiences of African Nova Scotian ancestral communities founded in the 17th -20th centuries 

Call For Submissions

African Nova Scotian artists, writers, storytellers and historians are invited to submit works in the following genres:

  • Short stories
  • Poetry
  • Visual art (painting, drawing, photography, mixed-media)
  • Quilts
  • Folk songs
  • Folklore artifacts
  • Folk stories (including ghost stories)
  • Folklore practices (nicknaming, dialect, language) of local communities

Submit to BANNS Project Proposal Application on 

Honorariums paid for selected works 

Deadline: May 31, 2023

Projected online presentation date Jul 2024