East African based prizes, Kendeka Prize for African Literature, and the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature have made call outs for unpublished work.
The Kendeka Prize for African Literature started accepting entries from February 1 for its 2021 edition. The new prize is an initiative of Andrew Maina, a Kenyan writer, through Solano Publications Ltd. It aims at giving African writers, especially the unpublished a platform on which to showcase their work. Through this platform, more people will have access to their work which will, in turn, inspire more writing. The competition is administered by Solano Publications Ltd and entry is free.
This Prize will be awarded for the best piece of an unpublished short story either fiction or creative non-fiction. The winners will be awarded the following cash rewards; Read full article here >> https://www.jamesmurua.com/kendeka-prize-for-african-literature-mabati-cornell-kiswahili-prize-seek-entries/