Tsitsi Dangarembga
Tsitsi Dangarembga to judge

The Writivism Short Story Prize is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). The prize which was started in 2015 by was won by Pemi Aguda.

The race for the new prize winner is officially on with our friends at CACE announcing the guidelines for the prize which will be both in English and French. The prize will be judged by Tsitsi Dangarembga (Chair), Richard Ali Mutu, Sumayya Lee, Okwiri Oduor and Mamadou Diallo.

For one, you need to an unpublished writers, resident in an African country to be eligible to enter. You submit by emailing your entry to [email protected] as attachments (not in the body email), clearly labeled in the subject: 2016 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission from January 30 until March 31, 2016.

The writer must include in the body of the email, other information about him/her, as country of residence, age, legal name and pen name (where applicable) and telephone contact.

For more information on the prize guidelines I suggest that you click here for the English version an here for the French version.