AFRICAN WRITING PRIZE FOR FLASH FICTION 2011

The results for the African writing prize for flash fiction 2011 have been published. Eight writers had their stories shortlisted for the prize. Here is the list of winners.

Brother's Keeper

Osemhen Akhibi

Nigeria

Making Sense

Bev Clark

Zimbabwe

Prey

Jeff Unaegbu

Nigeria

Settling

Jayne Bauling

South Africa

The Fare

Saaleha Idrees Bamjee

South Africa

The Place of Doves

Judy Croome

South Africa

Through My Strange Eyes

Folakemi Emem-Akpan

Nigeria

Waiting

Onyinye Ihezukwu

Nigeria

However , Jayne Bauling emerged the overall winner with her story, ‘Settling’.

According to the judges, 151 entries were received from sixteen countries in this inaugural edition of the prize. Entries were judged blind, with the final selection of the short-list made by Sarah Ladipo Manyika, the competition judge.

Winning entries will feature in the next edition of the magazine.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

For those weren’t successful, there’s no need to give up. Work harder and gear up for the next competition.

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