2021 Call Out
Kendeka Prize for African Literature will be awarded to the best short story submitted. For the 2021 edition, the call out for submission was done on 1st of February and the window will close on 31st May 2021. We are expecting a minimum of 2000 entries. The entries will be read and analyzed. A long list of fifteen entries will be released in August while a short list of five, will be released some two weeks before the award ceremony.
The best short story for the 2021 Prize shall be awarded of Kshs 100,000 while the 2nd and the 3rd placed shall be awarded Kshs 50,000 and 25,000 respectively. Two consolation prizes of Kshs 5000 shall be given to the remaining two short listees.
In corroboration with Solano Publications Ltd, all the thirteen long listed short stories will be published as an anthology titled I Am Listening, 3rd Edition. I Am Listening is an annual anthology published by the same company.