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Opportunity for African writers! 2017 Yeovil literary prize is still on. to end 31st may, 2017.

Organised by the Yeovil Community Arts Association, here is an opportunity to enter four very different categories of writing. Aspiring writers throughout the world are invited to enter this prestigious writing competition. Category 1 Novel Requirement : Synopsis and Opening Chapters (combined maximum 15,000 words) Judge : Brianna Beehler, teaches writing and is a literary critic in USA and England Prizes : 1st £1000   2nd £250   3rd £100 Entry Fee : £12 Category 2 Short Story Requirement : Maximum 2,000 words Judge : …

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Opportunity for African writers; 2017 Kofi Addo writivism prize for non-fiction.

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). Entrants must be unpublished writers (unpublished here means those who have not had a book published), resident in an African country. Questions of eligibility shall be resolved by the CACE administration and their decision is final. Entries must be submitted online, by emailing them to as attachments (not in the body email), clearly labeled in …

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Writing opportunity open for Africans in 2017!! Commonwealth Youth Council Poetry competitions!!

Deadline: May 31,2017 To commemorate World Braille Day, the Commonwealth Youth Council invites entries for the 2017 poetry competition- “Unseen & Unspoken.” This is a segment of creative expression of the #iamABLE campaign through the art of poetry. The theme of the competition is “My disability does not define me.” The theme can be interpreted many ways – writers could focus on achievements and talents they have in spite of a disability, or positive traits they have or have developed as a result of their …

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