The Short Story Day Africa Prize is an African writing prize open to African citizens, permanent residents of African countries, or second generation Africans living in the diaspora only. Unpublished works between 3000-5000 words in response to the theme are eligible for the prize.
1st prize R10 000 [approx US$500]
2nd prize R2 000 [approx US$125]
3rd prize R1 000 [approx US$60]
In addition three emerging writers will receive a 20 week online creative writing course. These will be selected from the long list or slush pile.
The twenty-one long listed stories will be published in the annual Short Story Day Africa anthology, and selected stories entered into The Caine Prize for African Writing [£10 000].
Submission close 31st July, 2016.
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