DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2023 — African creative writers between the ages of 15 and 35 can submit entries for the 4th edition of the Toyin Falola Prize.
The theme for this year is Sacred, which is to be interpreted very broadly: in religious, secular, mysterious, virtuous, and cherished terms. Sacred could be about piety and consecration, or not. What is sacred can be material, psychological, or political.
The organisers are interested in imaginative and bold works that test the limits of the human understanding of the sacred.
Toyin Falola Prize is open to Africans. Interested African creative writers should submit short stories between 1,500 and 4,500 words.
The winner will receive $1000 and an invitation to the BIGSAS Festival of African and African Diasporic Literatures at Bayreuth in Germany, while the shortlisted entries will get $100 each.
Send submissions to email@example.com with the submission title: SUBMISSION FOR THE TOYIN FALOLA PRIZE 2023
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