13 Jun, 2024

Recommended Short Stories You Can Read Online, by: Oyet Sisto Ocen, Harriet Anena, and Uwem Akpan.

The best short story writers do something to you just after you read that last paragraph: they leave a kind of quiet inside you. Or is it peace? It is different things for different people, but I know that after reading a good story, something happens to you on the inside that you just can’t […]

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Up To $250 Up For Grabs At The Africa Book Club Short story competition

Are you an African writer? Do you have a story that is set in or about Africa? Africa Book Club is seeking submissions for the Africa Book Club Short Reads Competition. Entries from writers across the continent and the Diaspora are welcome. Stories from non-African nationals are also welcome provided the stories are contextually set […]

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Believe me, you have to read the second project of the One World series. Published by the New Internationalist, this anthology of globe-trotting short stories is drawn from the works of the best international writers in the world. Most of these literary giants featured in this anthology are renowned for their originality and uniqueness. According […]

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The 2016 Writivism Prize Joint Shortlist

 The 2016 WRITIVISM prize shortlist has been released.  A warm and hearty congratulations to the shortlisted writers. Below is an official press release: The joint shortlist for three 2016 Writivism prizes has been announced today (Monday August 1 2016).    The shortlist was selected by the three different panels of judges for the three respective categories […]

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Ebedi International Writers Residency – Call For Entries

The Board and administrators of the Ebedi International Writers Residency, Nigeria have instructed the editors of the Ebedi Review to announce a call for entries for the second issue of the Review. The Ebedi Review is an in-house magazine of the Ebedi International Writers Residency; curating articles, stories and poems centered around the Residency and […]

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