23 May, 2024

Apply Now: You Can Win $20,000 In V International’s Flash Fiction Competition

This competition is brought to you by  the César Egido Serrano Foundation and the theme for this flash fiction contest is “The Word, bridging the gap between different cultures and religions”. The theme is coined from the foundations ethos which is ”the word is the tool of coexistence between different cultures, religions and ideologies.” To […]

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Announcement: Winners Of The Sweet Crude Odyssey Book Tour

If you participated in the book tour of Sweet Crude Odyssey, get in here now. The book tour ran on Lolaopatayo.com and creativewritingnews.net and it was wonderful, educating and indeed very interesting. We definitely learnt a lot from Lawrence Amaeshi. Now to the announcement of the winners. *Drum rolls* The winners are Miriam and Justin […]

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Apply Now: 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Is Open For Entries

It is a new season and the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize has opened for submissions! The prize will remain open from 1 September 2017 to 1 November 2017. Start sending in your stories. Who knows? You might be the next winner. Entry is free. The Prize is awarded to the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000 […]

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Are You A Writer? Enter The Nine Dots Prize For A Chance To Win $100,000

Hello Fellow Writer, Do you want to win $100,000 for writing a 3,000-word essay? Then  you should consider applying for the upcoming Nine Dots Prize and a proposed book outline. The winner will get a huge pile of cash, and the chance to write their proposed book. The recently announced Nine Dots Prize seeks to […]

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NLNG Literature Prize Shortlists 11 Authors

The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature, led by Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo has announced an initial shortlist of eleven books, drawn from 173 books in contention for the 2016 Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNGsponsored Nigeria Prize for Literature). The shortlist, according to a statement by Kudo Eresia-Eke General Manager, External Relations of NLNG is made up […]

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On The Premises Short Story Contest

To win this contest, write a creative, compelling, well-crafted story between 1,000 and 5,000 words long in which the concept of “darkness” plays an important role. You may interpret “darkness” any way you want–literally, metaphorically, or any other way. Darkness doesn’t have to have a value judgment attached to it, and it doesn’t have to […]

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