Joint winners go home with Rwandan short story competition

We have a winner. Or rather two winners. The winners of the inaugural Huza Press short story competition and they are Darla Rudakubana and Daniel…

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Short Story Day Africa 2015 longlist announced

Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist of this year’s anthology. The stories from writers from across the continent explored the theme “Water” in…

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Rwandan Anthology Prize by Huza Press awarded this weekend

Its finally here. After many moons, the inaugural Rwandan Anthology known as the The Huza Press Short Story Award will be awarded at a glittering…

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FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

A few weeks ago I talked about this amazing new opportunity for African creatives from the Oppenheimer fund supported by Financial Times. Oppenheimer for those…

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FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award 2015 long list out

In February I blogged about these FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards where writers, film makers and visual artists would be eligible for cash prizes…

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The Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist 2015 out

The short list for the Writivism Short Story Competition 2015 has been announced by Chika Unigwe the chair of the judging panel. She was helped…

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The Writivism Short Story Prize 2015 Longlist

The long list for the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize, selected from a record 277 entries, was announced last Friday afternoon. The panel of judges…

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