Nat Newman is from Australia. She is a freelance writer and journalist who loves to explore science, food security and public health. Her full-length manuscript will be published shortly. The Death of Margaret Roe will be published on Granta on 30 May.
Akwaeke Emezi is from Aba, Nigeria. She is a writer and video artist. For her video art, she has been awarded the 2017 Global Arts Fund. Her first novel, Freshwater is scheduled to be published in 2018. Who is Like God will be published on Granta on 13 June.
It could be your turn to be celebrated. If you love fiction writing, start scribbling today. I will get you posted when submission for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2018 begins.