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

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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 Entrants must be unpublished writers, resident in an African country.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

Announcement of the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist

By Ellen Banda- Aaku (on behalf of the Judging panel 2014 Writivism Short Story prize). It was a pleasure to read all the stories on the long list. The themes of the stories were varied however many reflected in different ways the realities of life in our societies. Spousal abuse; the apathy of civil servants; … More Announcement of the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist