THE 2018 WRITIVISM SHORT STORY PRIZE LONGLIST

The Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce the 2018 Short Story Prize (sponsored by The Story Club Malawi) longlist of 10 stories selected from almost 500 entries by a team of three judges chaired by Shadreck Chikoti. The other judges are Emmanuel Sigauke and Beatrice Lamwaka. The 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize longlist features … More THE 2018 WRITIVISM SHORT STORY PRIZE LONGLIST

The 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission Guidelines

The Writivism Short Story Prize is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and, as of 2018, sponsored by The Story Club, Malawi. Now in its sixth year, the prize has supported literary careers for hundreds of emerging African writers. Entrants must be unpublished writers, resident … More The 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission Guidelines

THE 2017 WRITIVISM SHORT STORY PRIZE LONG LIST

We are excited to announce twenty writers whose stories have been selected by our five member panel of judges comprising Sumayya Lee, Haruna Ayesha Attah, Emmanuel Sigauke, Edwige Dro and chaired by Helon Habila as the 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize long list: Ollier Lemvo Dondedieu Richtel was born on 16th March 1995 in Brazaville, … More THE 2017 WRITIVISM SHORT STORY PRIZE LONG LIST

2013 Judges’ Comments on Short Story Submissions

It’s been five years since 2013 when we first run the Short Story Prize. The 2013 judges were Ernest Bazanye, Zukiswa Wanner and Ayodele Morroco-Clake. Prolific Ugandan writer Ernest Bazanye made these comments on the submissions. We found that they are still relevant to all of us as writers. “The problem with the arts is … More 2013 Judges’ Comments on Short Story Submissions

Lignes directrices du Prix Writivism 2017

Le Prix Writivism est un concours annuel pour les écrivain(e)s en herbe africain(e)s administré par le Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). Maintenant dans sa cinquième année, le prix a soutenu la carrière littéraire de nombreux écrivain(e)s en herbe africain(e)s. Les participant(e)s doivent être des écrivain(e)s non-publié(e)s, et résider dans un pays africains. Nous considérons … More Lignes directrices du Prix Writivism 2017

2017 Writivism Short Story Prize Guidelines

The Writivism Short Story Prize is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). Now in its fifth year, the prize has supported literary careers for hundreds of emerging African writers. Entrants must be unpublished writers, resident in an African country. One is deemed published if they … More 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize Guidelines