Enter for the Short Story Day Africa Challenge 2016


Enter Short Story Day Africa challenge, and you stand the chance of winning the grand prize of R10000 , second prize and third prize are R2000 and R1000 respectively. Three promising emerging writers will win a 20 Week Online Writing Course from All About Writing.

This years judges are; Tendai Huchu (Zimbabwe), Sindiwe Magona (South Africa), and Hawa Jade Golakai (Liberia).

To be eligible for this challenge;

  • Writers must be African.
  • Writers must not have previously published stories.
  • No simultaneous submissions.
  • Your story must be between 3000 – 5000 words.
  • Submissions must reflect the theme of migration.

Visit Short Story Day Africa website for full guidelines about eligibility.

Story Format is as follows:

  • Type your document, using a single, clear font, 12-point size, double-spaced. The easiest font to use is Times New Roman, or a similar serif font.
  • Put the title of your story halfway down the cover page. Please DO NOT title your story Migrations. Start your story immediately below the title.
  • Put an accurate word count at the top right.
  • Please number the pages.
  • Left-justify your paragraphs.

Visit Short Story Day Africa website for full guidelines on the story format.

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About Rotimi Daramola

Rotimi Daramola is an aspiring author and a freelance writer who is passionate about the African culture, Digital media and tech + Political engagements.
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One Response to Enter for the Short Story Day Africa Challenge 2016

  1. daretube says:

    Let’s do this!


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