£10,000 Caine Prize 2016 (for short story by an African writer)

Deadline for submissions: 31st January, 2016

Caine Prize is an annual award for the best short story published by an African Writer.

Are you African? Have you published any short story between 3000 – 10,000 words long with the past one year? Then you are elligible to apply for the seventeenth edition of the Caine Prize..

Other Conditions for Eligibility include

* Unpublished works are not eligible for the Caine Prize.
* Submissions should be made by publishers only.
* Only one story per author will be considered in any one year.
* The Organisers require 6 copies of the work in its originally published version.
* If the work is published in a book or journal, send at least one copy of the book / journal and five photocopies; but particularly where several stories are submitted from one anthology they would prefer, if possible to receive six copies of the book / journal itself.
* If the work is published online, they require six photocopies.

* Only fictional work is eligible.

To Enter, publishers are expected to post six hard copies of the story for consideration to:

Lizzy Attree
The Caine Prize for African Writing
The Menier Gallery
Menier Chocolate Factory
51 Southwark Street
London SE1 1RU

Submissions should be sent with a letter from the publisher showing a brief biography of the writer. Publisher must specify the writer’s country of origin.

For more information, VISIT the Caine Prize Website.

Good luck.

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of creativewritingnews.com. Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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