2015 EDITION OF AWELE CREATIVE TRUST AWARDS NOW OPEN

2015 Awele Creative Trust Awards

Do you have a short story you want to publish? See if you’re qualified for this 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, 2015

A longlist will be announced on January 20 ,2016
A shortlist of 5 will be announced on February 20 ,2016

Winner will be announced in April, 2016
Authors retain copyright of their work.

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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