PRESS RELEASE – Submissions close 2 May 2017
Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe-Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops in the following cities:
Johannesburg, South Africa | 27 May 2017
Cape Town, South Africa | 27 May 2017
Nairobi, Kenya | 3 June 2017
Windhoek, Namibia | 3 June 2017
Yaoundé, Cameroon | 3 June 2017
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | 3 June 2017
Kigali, Rwanda* | 10 June 2017 | By Invitation Only.
Writers working on entries for the prestigious 2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize, or wanting to begin drafting an entry for the prize, are invited to submit an application.
Send a 200 word sample of your original writing, along with a short biographical statement of no more than 100 words, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ID FLOW and the country you are applying for, i.e. ID FLOW KENYA if you are applying for Kenya, ID FLOW NAMIBIA if you are applying for Namibia. If you do not use this subject line your submission will be missed. Submissions close 2 May 2017. The writing sample need not be from your ID entry, but must be unpublished. Please read the Terms and Conditions below carefully before applying.
The workshop is free for selected participants, however space is limited. Successful applicants will be notified by 10 May 2017. If you have not heard from us by 10 May 2017, your application has not been successful.
*Please note the Kigali workshop is by invitation only.
Details of the 2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize are available on the website here.