Entries are being invited for the 2012 edition of the Golden Boabab Prize.
The Golden Baobab Prize (GBP) is a literary award that seeks to discover, nurture, promote and celebrate promising writers of African children’s literature.  Only authors who are citizens of an African state or a dual citizenship holder are qualified. There are no age limits; and no restriction on race or geographical location.
Writers below the ages of 18 years will be automatically considered for the Rising Writer Prize.
Deadline for submissions: Midnight GMT, Sunday, June 24, 2012.
Winners will be announced on the first week of November, 2012.
There should be a title page with the following information: Title of Story, Category and Age of entrant:
The body of the email should include the following personal information: Name; Title of story; Age of entrant; Country of citizenship; Category; Email; Phone number (country code-area code- number) and a sentence or two stating how you heard about the Golden Baobab Prize.
Submissions will be accepted as email attachments to:
Writers shall receive an email acknowledging the receipt of their entry. However, this acknowledgement will be sent to the submission email address.
·         Submissions will be accepted as email attachments to:
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