2014 Awele Creative Trust Award

Submission Guidelines

  • Do not submit previously published work for the ACT award
  • Entries must be between 2,500 and 5,000 words. 
  • E-mail submissions to awards@awelecreativetrust.com and awelecreativetrust@gmail.com
  • Only one story per author will be considered.
  • Submissions should include a cover note with the name, date of birth, e-mail address and telephone number of the author
  • Only works of fiction are allowed
  • There is a cash prize of N50,000 for the winning author and a six month online writing course with an ACT mentor
  • Works translated into English from any Nigerian languages are eligible. Should such a work win, N20,000 of the prize money will go to the translator. However, the writing course is offered n English only.

Entries will be accepted from September 1 – November 1, 2014

A shortlist of 5 will be announced on January 5 ,2015

Winner will be announced on January 20, 2015

Authors retain copyright of their work.

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