Opportunities for Writers

Call For Submissions: Farafina Books

Farafina books is accepting manuscripts until 31st March 2018. visit www.kachifo.com for submission guidelines. For enquiries, mail submissions@kachifo.com

Call For Submissions: Narrative Landscape Press

NLP is open for submissions twice a year; March-April and September-October.
They are looking for the kind of writing that conforms to their motto: Our stories, our way

Call For Submissions: 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize

Entries are welcomed from Short writers in Africa for the 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize. Entries must be submitted online, by emailing them to info@writivism.com as attachments (not in the body email), clearly labelled in the subject: 2018 Writivism Short Story Prize Submission.

The deadline for receiving entries is March 31, 2018, at midnight GMT.

Read more here.

Submit to Issues 22, 23 and 24 of Saraba Magazine

Saraba magazine is currently open to submissions to its issues 22: “Open,” 23: “Fake Truths,” and 24: “Viral.” The deadline for submissions is 31 December 2017. The magazine will be paying ₦10,000 (around $30) for accepted work.

Read Saraba‘s submission guidelines HERE.

Submit via Submittable HERE.

The 2018 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non-Fiction is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and sponsored by the Koffi Addo family.

For more guidelines check here.

Submit to Salomé Magazine

Submissions have been reopened and the new theme is “Creation”.
To submit, click here.
Check out their submission guide here.

GrantaMag Now Accepting Submissions

Catapult Story Accepting Essays

Now accepting narrative essays for @CatapultStory. Any form. Length up to 3,000 words. (Keep it brief.) They pay. mensah.demary@catapult.co

Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center & Other Residency Applications: NOW OPEN

Africa Centre is now accepting applications for its 2017 Artist In Residency (AIR) Programmes. They are offering residencies in Australia, Brazil, Spain, Italy and the United States. They are seeking high calibre African artists, in different stages of their development (from emerging to late career), who are provocative, innovative, and stretching the boundaries of their artistic practice.

Find out more here.

The 2018 Gerald Kraak Award Just Reopened for Submissions

Founded in 2016, the Gerald Kraak Award aims to honour works that focus on experiences of gender, social justice and sexuality. The award is given in honour of the late activist Gerald Kraak.

Works which fall within one of the following categories are accepted: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, photography / photographic essays, journalism / magazine reporting, scholarly articles in academic journals and book chapters / extracts, social media / blog writings and contributions.

Find out more and also submit here.

Curated List of Creative Writing Competitions, Contests and Awards 2

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Curated List of Creative Writing Competitions, Contests and Awards

Are you a budding and aspiring writer with hopes of getting published? Find a wide variety of opportunities and also do us a favour by clicking to tweet this link so others like you can see these opportunities too. Thanks in advance!

A List of Creative Writing Competitions in 2017 #amwriting #writenow #getpublished Click To Tweet

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