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Kendeka Prize for African Literature Application

Eligibility;

  • Entrants must be born in, or are citizens of any African country.
  • One entry per writer.
  • Manuscripts should be of between 3000 and 5000 words.
  • All entries must be in English.
  • Entries should be attached in Microsoft Word or Rich Text format, with the title of the story as the file name.
  • The first page of the story should include the name of the story and the number of words.
  • The entry must be typed in Times New Roman 12 point font with 1.5 line spacing.
  • Entries must be sent as attachments to an email.
  • The email to which the story is attached must include the legal name of the writer, telephone number, a short Bio, age, and country of residence.
  • Entrants agree that the prize organizers may publicize the fact that a story has been entered, long listed, or shortlisted for the prize.
  • An author of a long listed story agrees to its inclusion in an anthology, and to work with editors to get the story ready for publication.
  • Every author confirms that the submission is their original work, it has not been published anywhere else, and that it has not been long listed in any other prize.
  • Every author gives exclusive global print and digital rights to Solano Publications Ltd for the long listed stories for publication in an anthology. The author retains the copyright.
  • The judges’ decision is final.

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