17 Jul, 2024

African Writing Prize for Flash Fiction 2011

First place award: £100 & Publication for 8 shortlisted stories Competition Guidelines: Deadlines: Entries close – 31st January, 2011. Winners announced – 4th April, 2011. Stories must be previously unpublished (and must not be available on any blogs or publicly accessible online repositories). Stories must be the sole work of the entrant. Stories must be […]

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African Performance 2011: Playwriting competition now open for your entries

BBC African Performance is an annual season of unique radio drama, which has now entered its fifth decade and has been designed to encourage new African writing. In the past decade, African Performance has continued to reveal themes that reflect the concerns of the continent.The plight of child soldiers, mob justice, people trafficking and prostitution, […]

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Commonwealth Short Story Competition

The Commonwealth Short Story Competition is an annual scheme to promote new creative writing for radio, funded and administered by the Commonwealth Foundation and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association.Entry is open to all Commonwealth citizens aged 19 and over to send in original, unpublished short stories for radio.The 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Competition will open for […]

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SARABA ELECTRONIC PUBLISHERS ANNOUNCES ITS LATEST EDITION

Saraba, an electronic literary magazine has just announced its 7th Issue. This magazine has explored themes as diverse as Family, City Life, Economy, Niger Delta, Religion/God, and Technology. Contributing authors have ranged from not-too-known budding writers to well-known, professional ones. They have published writers mostly from Nigeria. Other contributing writers are resident in London, Paris, […]

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