The Quaesitum blog is pleased to announce the maiden edition of the QUAESITUM SHORT STORY CONTEST, which will begin this year. The contest is open to all unpublished young writers living in Nigeria and who are willing to tell their own fresh and unique stories.
1. All entries must be unpublished and original.
2. All entries must be in English and must address issues concerning the Nigerian society.
3. Entries must be well written with the best use of grammar and must be presented in font size 12, Times New Roman and 1.5 line spacing. The first page must contain the title of the story, the name of the writer and the number of words.
4. All entries must have their pages numbered and submitted as Microsoft word documents with a minimum of 3000 words and maximum of 4000 words.
5. All entries must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org as attachments, with “Quaesitum Short Story Contest” as subject. A brief biography of the writer and necessary contact information (preferably telephone number) should be provided. Upon submission, an acknowledgment mail will be sent.
6. The winning entry will be gifted with a cash prize and will be published on Quaesitum blog.
7. Note that any entry that does not meet the specified guidelines stated above will be promptly disqualified.
The deadline for submission of entries is 31st August, 2018.