Creative Wings has launched the third edition of its short story
competition, with the aim of encouraging budding African writers. The Creative Wings Short Story Prize 2013 will award 25 literary books
to the first place winner and 5 books to the second place winner. The books will be couriered to the winners wherever they are in the world.
Deadline for submission is 13th December, 2013.
Stories must be previously unpublished
and must be the exclusive work of the entrant.
Stories must be 600 words
Entry is free.
Only one submission per
entrant is permitted.
Only online submissions are
acceptable. Entries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paste story in the body of the e-mail. Use 'CreativeWings
Contest' in the subject line. Entries with attachments will be disqualified.
must contain the entrant’s name, the title of story, and the entrant’s physical
address, a brief bio of NOT more than 50 words, Date of Birth,
and contact phone number.
Simultaneous submissions are NOT allowed.
Writers are not restricted
to any theme.
Entries must be in English.
The winners of this edition of the prize will receive among
other books, Chika Unigwe’s ‘On Black Sister’s Street’, Emmanuel Iduma’s ‘Farad, Tutuola’s ‘The Palm-wine Drunkard’ and Diana Eke’s
collection of poetry which was shortlisted for the Nigerian Literature
Prize 2013 titled ‘Symphony of Becoming’.
For more information, go to: http://www.ugreenfoundation.org/cgi-sys/suspendedpage.cgi?154-Creative-Wings-Short-Story-Prize-2013