Short story award for African writers [Africa]

Posted on Jan 19, 2024 in Specialized Topics

African writers residing in Africa or elsewhere can submit entries for an award.

The Caine Prize for African Writing, a short story award competition, is accepting submissions. The prize encourages and highlights the richness and diversity of African writing.

Short stories published between April 1, 2019 and March 25, 2024 are eligible for submission. The stories must be published in English.

Short stories must be submitted by a publisher - including publishers of physical and digital literary journals, magazines or literature-oriented websites. Self-published and unpublished works are not eligible.

The deadline for submissions is March 31.