Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022/ How To Submit (Prize: N1,000,000 + Publishing Deal)


Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022 invites unpublished African writers to submit fiction prose manuscripts with a minimum word count of 30,000.

Get Your Manuscripts Into Shape, it’s that time of the year again! Yet another opportunity to make your literary and publishing dreams come through. Quramo Publishing Ltd. (QPL) is officially accepting entries for the 6th edition of its annual Quramo Writers’ Prize (QWP) from Tuesday, 1 February 2022.


Entries are invited from: 1st February to 31st May, 2022

Eligibility for Quramo Prize 2022

  • The submission Open worldwide to unpublished African writers. They are inviting unpublished African writers to submit a fiction prose manuscript, with a minimum word count of 30,000. An “African writer” is taken to mean someone who is a national of an African country, with a parent who is African by birth or nationality. The Prize is awarded to a fiction prose manuscript by an African writer published in English, whether they reside in Africa or elsewhere.
  • Each entry must be an original, unpublished work.
  • Self-published or independently published are also not eligible.
  • Entry is free



  • ₦1Million and a Publishing Deal
  • Shortlisted writers would be given Feedback, Publishing Deal Consideration, and Creative Writing Workshop
  • Longlisted writers would be given the opportunity to be part of Quramo’s Creative Writing Masterclass.

Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022

Submissions Guidelines

  • Entries should be manuscripts with a minimum of 30,000 words plus one-page synopsis of full-length novels for adults or young adults.
  • All submissions should be made through the official Quramo website, and must follow all the submission guidelines explicitly stated on the site as failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification.
  • All entries must be submitted through the submissions portal on the official Quramo website in the following format:
  • Times New Roman font type
  • MS Word format
  • Font Size 12
  • Left justified
  • 1.5 line spacing
  • Page numbers on each page


The winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize will receive a cash remuneration of one million naira (₦1,000,000), and a development publishing deal.


Good luck!

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