The YELF Creative Writing Workshop will consist of intensive creative and editorial workshops that will be organized every year. These workshops will be run by established writers/editors and aim to impart editing and writing skills to carefully and meritoriously selected attendees.
For Release: April 7, 2015 The Association of Nigerian Authors [ANA] hereby announces a range of prizes for its 2015 literary competitions. These are: 1. ANA Prize for Poetry (published & unpublished) – N 100,000. 2. ANA Prize for Prose Fiction (published & unpublished) – N 100,000. 3. ANA Prize for Drama (published & unpublished) … Continue reading Call For Submissions: 2015 ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS Literary Prizes
There’s always a deadline to meet if you are in the buzz of the world… Whether you are like my new friend, Izza, who is a software Engineer but bookaholic; Dike Chukwumerije who dazzles with poetry while maintaining a family and having a regular job; Jite Efemuaye, writing a million pieces and still looking for … Continue reading LETTING YOUR HAIR DOWN! : SIMPLY DOING NOTHING BUT BEING GRATEFUL
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Opening date – 1 February 2015 Closing date – 30th April 2015 Entries must be submitted online. No mark as to the identity of the writer should be made on the story itself. No entries will be considered if submitted after the deadline. Winners shall be announced on Short Story Day Africa, the … Continue reading WRITIVISM SHORT STORY COMPETITION: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The National Executive of the Association of Nigerian Authors by this notice calls for submissions from interested writers around the world for the 2014 ANA Review. The ANA Review, published yearly by the Association, is a journal that seeks to assess the pulse of contemporary Nigerian and African writing. Submissions are called for in the … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: FREE ENTRY FOR POETRY, PROSE, PLAYS AND ESSAYS
By Amina Maikori Are you a writer looking to get published? As part of the 15th Lagos Book & Art Festival the British Council is running a workshop for aspiring writers looking to get published. The workshop will be facilitated by Ms Sarah Odedina Managing Director of the UK Children’s publishing house Hot … Continue reading Are You A Writer Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend The British Council Writers Workshop!
The Tom-Gallon Trust Award Annual prize of £1,000 for a short story Deadline for entries: 31 October 2013 CRITERIA FOR ENTRY (i) The author must be a citizen of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. (ii) The author must have had at least one short story published or accepted for publication. … Continue reading CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Tom-Gallon Trust Award (DEADLINE 31 OCTOBER 2013)
January’s Theme>>> “Africa: The Art of Building It” Highlighting the fact that The African Street Writer (TASW) is an African Ideology for Africans, our choice of first theme is amassed around building Africa with the most overlooked means; the art. As Africa is becoming a great force to contend with, one might ask, ‘what has … Continue reading CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS: THE AFRICAN STREET WRITER