Month: April 2019

I Can’t Stop Laughing Upcoming Anthology(Award: $200) — Apply

originally published in creativewritingnews.com April 4 2019 Chicken Soup for the Soul is currently accepting submissions for its forthcoming anthology which will be titled: “I Can’t Stop Laughing!” if you are interested in receiving their $200 pay check and 10 contributors copy, then you should start polishing your personal essay and poems. Deadline for submissions […]

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The 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize—Apply (Prizes: £17,500)

originally published in opportunitesforafrica.com Sep 10. 2018 The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English. Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £5,000. Translated entries are also eligible, as are stories written in the original Bengali, Chinese, Kiswahili, Malay, Portuguese, Samoan and Tamil. […]

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Remembering K Sello Duiker, Great Writer of South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Generation, Who Would Have Been 45 This Month

originally published on Brittle paper April 19, 2019 Kabello “Sello” Duiker, novelist, screenwriter, and one of South Africa’s most exciting creative voices, had a brief but widely impactful career. Born on 13 April 1974, Duiker studied journalism and art history at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, where he co-founded a poetry society called Seeds. He published […]

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The NLNG-Sponsored Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019—How To Apply (Prize- $100,000)

first published in creativewritingnews.com March 22 2019 Have you written and published a children’s book within the last four years? Then you could win $100,000 in the ongoing search for the best Children’s Literature written by a Nigerian writer. The judges will also review entries on works in literary criticism of Nigerian Literature. They are […]

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