It is our pleasure to present to Africa and the world, the shortlist for the African Writers Awards in no particular order. Children’s Literature – Judged by Nahida Esmail (Tanzania) The winners will be announced during the African Writers Conference to hold at the Sarit. The Caine Prize for African Writing is a registered charity whose aim is to bring African writing to a wider audience using our annual literary award. In addition to .
Entering writing contests is a great way for kids to express themselves and polish their composition skills. Entering a story contest, especially one with a generous list of honorable mentions, can be a great way to encourage kids' interest in writing.
One of the biggest single poem competitions in the world, the National Poetry Competition is open to anyone aged 17 or older. The competition is for previously unpublished poems of up to 40 lines in length. Prizes: £, £, £ Deadline: 31 October
International writing contests with huge cash prizes for writers and poets that are open to all Open for submissions: 5 November – 7 January 7. If you're looking for online contests that you can participate or submit your work for free, without being required to pay entry free; don't look further. However, unlike earlier, this article will concentrate on writing contests only, that is, short story, novel, flash fiction.
Regardless where you are on your writing journey, finding the right writing contests in can be hugely beneficial to jumpstart your career. Here are some free writing contests to get started. Deadline for submissions for awards was August 31, Deadline for
June is a great month for writing contests. There are nearly four dozen contests this month, and none charge entry fees. Prizes range from tens. There are over two dozen contests in August for short stories, poetry, essays, scripts, and books in every genre. None charge entry fees.