Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 Deadline Nigh

Literary prizes in Kenya

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Have you submitted for the annual Writivism Short Story Prize yet? The 2018 submissions for the prize closes 31st, March.

The overall winner of the prize will take home USD 500 with a possible one month writing residency at a university on the continent of Africa. The prize is an improvement from last year’s USD 400. During the residency, the writer will be required to produce a complete fictional draft that will be edited and published by a publisher partnering with Writivism.


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Shortlisted writers will also be awarded USD 100 and may be invited for the 6th Writivism Festival that takes place August, 2018 in Kampala.


Submission is by email and only open for unpublished writers residing in an African country. Only entries written in English shall be accepted and should have between 2500 – 3500 words. Entries can be emailed to info@writivism.org.

Read more information and guidelines here. All the best.

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