19 Jul, 2024

Uncanny Magazine calls for Fantasy Submissions; (Award: Up to $4,800 per piece) —Submit

Uncanny Magazine is calling for fantasy stories written be writers that identify as disabled. Their definition of disabled is very broad hence, it may be a physical disability, learning disability,, intellectual disability, mental health disability, and neurodiversity. They are not necessarily looking for stories centered on disabilities, although those are also welcome. “We’re seeking fantasy […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Is Currently Accepting Stories For Its Upcoming Anthology (Award: $200) — Apply

A Chicken Soup For The Soul is calling on writers to submit stories or poems for their upcoming anthology. They are looking for real life stories, not fiction. The anthology is to be a compilation of stories or poems centered on forgiveness. They want stories/poems that talk about how letting go of your anger or […]

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The Singing Bullet Poetry Workshop Scholarship —Apply (Awards: Worth $200)

))Award winning American-Nigerian poet, Itiola Jones, will be facilitating the third edition of her online workshop, “The Singing Bullet” which she started because she “sought to create a space of nurture, but one of rigor, in which participants rise to the challenge they set for themselves at the start of April.” To celebrate the third […]

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9 African Poets Shortlisted for The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature

The longlist for the sixth edition of the “Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature” has been released. This edition of the prize is for poetry and the list comprises nine poets. These successful poets were selected from 110 submissions from 11 countries on the continent, including Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria and Rwanda. The short-list of […]

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Cfwriterz Writing Award Open For Submission; 100,000 naira up for grabs —

Cfwriterz calls writers to submit entries for its writing prize. The theme of this year’s edition is “Wings to Fly”. Cfwriterz is a Magazine site and digital book publisher started in Nigeria in 2016. It emerged from being a small literary community on Facebook. Cfwriterz is a place where young and emerging African writers can […]

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20,000 Naira Up For Grabs at the LIPFest Poetry Contest—Apply

Poets! Okadabooks in partnership with the Lagos International Poetry Festival has something for you. Read about the festival here. The Lagos International Poetry Festival would will be publishing an anthology of poems for the first time this year, on the theme “Wide Awake”. Poetry entries are expected to interrogate new frontiers in the fight for […]

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Franciscan Media is Accepting Fiction, Poetry and Essays (Awards: $100) —Submit

Franciscan Media is a site committed to spreading the gospel in the spirit of St Francis. It conducts its publishing ministry with the official ecclesiastical approval of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cincinnati. They are calling for writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Payment: • Payment for articles and fiction is 20 cents per published […]

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