DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2023 — Creative non-fiction writers, fiction writers and poets are invited to submit entries for the Writivism Literary Prizes.
The Writivism Literary Initiative is a programme of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) that promotes writing by people of African descent.
Interested persons can submit entries to any of the three categories of the prizes: the Writivism Short Story Prize, the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction, and the Writivism Prize for Poetry.
The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Nonfiction is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging writers of African descent administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and sponsored by the Koffi Addo family through MAKEDA PR.
Entrants for the literary prizes must be unpublished writers and poets and citizens of an African country, or members of the African diaspora.
The stories and poetry must be original and previously unpublished in any form (including on the writer’s personal blog or social media).
The winner of each will be awarded $1000 USD and each shortlisted writer will receive $50 USD and a copy of the resulting anthology comprising all the shortlisted work.
The deadline for entries to the Writivism Literary Prizes is November 30, 2023.
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