Applications Are Open For The 2024 Adventures Creators Program

Adventures From The Bedrooms of African Women is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2024 Adventures Creators Program under the theme: “Scars”.

The Adventures Creators Program seeks to amplify feminist and progressive content creators and support their creative vision. Each creatorship track will take place over a period of three (3) to five (5) months.

Three (3) writing creatorships and two (2) visual arts creatorships will be awarded including:

  • Editorial support from Adventures editors to prepare publications across our various platforms.
  • A monthly stipend of 400 USD to support each creator throughout the duration of their program.
  • Access to creative workshop sessions, mentoring support and resources.

Writing Creatorship

We are looking for a fearless writer who is opinionated, highly expressive, pleasure-oriented and is not afraid to speak truth to power. 

The Writing Creator will produce 3 pieces of writing per month (1,000 – 1,500 word limit), on a range of topics that explore as many aspects of sex, sexuality, pleasure and intimacy as possible.

Visual Arts Creatorship

We are looking for an illustrator, graphic designer or photographer who uses images, color, shape and other visual elements as a form of expression. The Visual Arts Creatorship does not include visual art forms such as canvas paintings, printmaking, murals, sculpture, architecture, etc.

The Visual Arts Creator will have the freedom to use digital media to design and explore the realities and lived experiences of African women and gender non-conforming individuals. 


Application submissions for the creatorship will be received from February 15 – March 30, 2024, only. The window for submissions will close at 11:59 p.m. (GMT) on March 30, 2024

Successful applicants will be informed no later than April 30, 2024

Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

The Adventures Creators Program is open to women and non-binary/gender non-conforming writers and content creators of African descent living on the Continent, who meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years and above at the time of application submission.
  • Value an intersectional feminist framework and demonstrate a commitment to the principles of feminism and human rights anti-oppression. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse communities and be respectful of the identities and opinions of others.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and interest in issues around women’s sex, sexuality and other related issues. 
  • Possess strong computer and IT skills, including using the Internet, Google suite, calendar, emailing, spreadsheets, web posting using content management software including WordPress etc.

Application Procedure: 

Only electronic submissions will be considered. Applications must be submitted through our application center via this LINK. 

There is no application fee. Your application must include the following:

  • Samples of your writing of between 500 – 1000 words. These can be submitted as links or in .pdf or .docx format. (Required for the Writing Creator. )
  • Samples of your illustrations/pictures, graphics, and audio/video content. (Required for Visual Arts Creator.)

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