This call for entries is for the 2021 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing, a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition.
31 Jan 2021
- £10,000 prize
Short-listed candidates (up to five)
- £500 prize
- A travel award.
Winning and short-listed authors will also be invited to participate in writers’ workshops in Africa, London and elsewhere as resources permit.
Credit: The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021
Date Added: 1 Dec 2020
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