17 Jun, 2024

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize Regional Winners

The 2024 Commonwealth Short Prize Regional winners have been announced. According to the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, this year’s prize attracted the highest number of entrants ever, and the winners were all nominated for the first time.  The winning stories carry readers from a small village in Trinidad to a lonely motel in New Zealand […]

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The Journal of African Youth Literature/ How to Submit (Payment: Publication)

The Journal of African Youth Literature (also known as JAY Lit) is currently seeking submissions for its new issue. JAY Lit publishes literature written in languages spoken in African that are by, about, and/or for born-in-Africa youths. For the purposes of the Journal, ‘African’ is defined according to place of birth or heritage. It is […]

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The Afritondo Short Story Prize 2024/ How to Apply (Prizes: $1400 + Publication)

The Afritondo Short Story Prize is open to submissions from writers who identify as Black or who are of African descent. Afritondo is a media and publishing platform that aims to connect with and tell the stories of Africans and black minority populations across the globe. Their main aim is to improve diversity in publishing by […]

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Isele Magazine Submissions/ How to Submit (Payment: Publication)

Isele Magazine is currently seeking submissions of the best fiction, poetry, essays, art and photography. Isele Magazine, founded in July 2020, publishes notable fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and book news/reviews from writers on the African continent and around the world. They believe that literature and the arts are an integral part of the daily conversations […]

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