16 Jul, 2024

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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Attend The Quramo Writers’ Prize Award Ceremony —

We had published earlier the call for entries for the Quramo Writers’ Prize.  Now, Quramo Publishing invites you to attend the 2018 edition of the Quramo Writers’ Prize award ceremony. The winner of the prize would be announced announced at the award ceremony scheduled for Sunday, October 21, 2018. The annual prize is awarded to […]

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The 2018 Caine Prize Shortlist Has Been Released

The shortlist for the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced! The Prize is awarded annually for African Creative Writing and was awarded last year to Sudanese writer, Bushra al-Fadil. The five-writer shortlist was unveiled by this year’s Chair of judges, award-winning Ethiopian-American author, Dinaw Mengestu. The Prize is awarded for a short […]

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Apply For The Stellar Prize Now!

The Stellar Community, a member of The Ivan Ezeigbo Foundation (IEZEF), has launched an international awards program-The Stellar Prize. The Stellar Prize is a prestigious award for outstanding youths (between the ages of 14 and 45) who have shown exceptional talent or skill in any written work. The Stellar Prize is one of the projects […]

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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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