AIAC Writing Fellows

Funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation, our fellows produce original work. They represent a diversity of regions, backgrounds, and are each exploring exciting ideas related to politics, culture, sports or social movements. Siddhartha Mitter is our mentorship coordinator. Our mentors are Aida Alami, Benoît Challand, Grieve Chelwa, Sean Jacobs, Marissa Moorman, Sisonke Msimang, Anjali Kamat and Bhakti Shringarpure.

Trevor Madondo achieved a certain immortality in Zimbabwean cricketing lore precisely for the way in which he confronted cricket’s history as an instrument of empire.

On surviving the Khartoum massacre and trying to make sense of what remains from Sudan’s revolution.

Amilcar Cabral is a household name. But what happened to the young women like Joana Gomes who helped lead Guinea Bissau’s independence struggle?

South Africa's history of indentured labor leaves behind a legacy of violence against women among the country's South Asian population.