Call For Submission: Love Struck Anthology

Love is undoubtedly humankind’s most exploited subject matter. And yet every year, all year round, the reproduction of “love” in art, literature, music, and a diverse array of many other fields, continues as if the subject, after all this time, has yet to be exhausted.  This month, the traditional celebration of Saint Valentine’s Day guarantees […]

Update: AfriChant Anthology Submission Deadline Extended

After receiving complaints from poets that the time frame given for the submission is insufficient, we have decided to extend the deadline for submission till September 14, 2018. In other words, you have 16 days to write and submit. For Anthology guidelines, Click Here To submit your entry, Click Here for Submission Form Have you read […]

Call for Submission | AfriChant Anthology

The poet finds himself on this side of heaven called Africa and deeply falls in love with her. He embraces society with its ills and believes in the power of his ink to administer a panacea. Among all the different dimensions of pain that provokes his muse to action is the African child who is; […]

Call For Submission | Anarchi

Do you know with just ONE poem (6-10 lines), you can be #10,000 richer? See this: Anarchi – preserving the individual freedom! Anarchi is a celebration of breakdown of social inhibition and restrictive values imposed on the individual will and freedom to live as one chooses. It is an attack on mores established to keep […]

Upcoming Short Story Contests (July – December)

UPCOMING SHORT STORY CONTESTS  The Moth International Short Prize Story is open to previously unpublished works of fiction up to 5000 words. The winner will receive €3000 and prizes for second and third place are also offered. Entries close on 30 June. Brighton Prize is a short fiction contest open to writers worldwide. Entries must […]

3 Publication Opportunities In June & July

Deadlines and details do sometimes change. Please don’t forget to check the relevant websites for all the latest details.  Visit the websites by clicking on the subheadings. Puritan: Frontiers of New English An online, quarterly publication based in Toronto. It publishes new fiction, poetry, interviews, essays and reviews by both Canadian and international writers. Submissions […]

Call For Submission | This Is Nigeria Anthology

CALL FOR SUBMISSION: THIS IS NIGERIA ANTHOLOGY The fact is, writing, deserves much more accolade than it receives. But this is not the time to place blames. This is the moment when we need to echo our voices together into a thunderstorm and break the world into syllables where stronger, healthier and better words can […]

Call For Submission: OVH Energy ‘So You Think You Can Write 2.0’

OVH Energy, leading downstream oil and gas company, has announced the commencement of its creative writing competition in commemoration of the World Creativity and Innovation week which took place from April 15-21, 2018. This competition is the 2nd edition of the company’s Prodigy series titled “So You Think You Can Write”.  The Prodigy Series is […]

Call For Submission: Wakanda: Rewriting Africa

ACEworld Online Magazine is currently receiving entries from poets all across the globe. The goal of the contest is to appreciate the artistic brilliance of who can best interpret that movie, Black Panther.It remains a notable fact that one of the problems Africans have ever had is the inability to create forward looking ideologies. We always […]

Call For Submissions: Babishai 2018 Poetry Competitions

#BABISHAI2018 POETRY COMPETITIONS Guidelines Open to ALL African poets who will not have published a full length poetry collection by July 2018. Send 5 original unpublished poems in English using the online portal on the website. We will not accept email submissions; only those sent from the website portal. Follow this link http://babishainiwe.com/submissions/  Previous online […]

Call For Submission: Prose & Poetry Hood Poetry Competition

Love is undoubtedly humankind’s most exploited subject matter. And yet every year, all year round, the reproduction of “love” in art, literature, music, and a diverse array of many other fields, continues as if the subject, after all this time, has yet to be exhausted.  This month, the traditional celebration of Saint Valentine’s Day guarantees […]

Call For Submission: 2018 Bristol Short Story Prize

The 2018 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished, UK or non-UK based. 20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 11. The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at […]

Call For Submission

Writers Space Africa, an international literary magazine which features rich diversity of writings from African writers to a global audience, is calling for submissions for the February Edition. The theme of the edition is LOVE. Guidelines: Send your creative piece while considering the following:  1. Articles/Essays: 1,200 words. 2. Drama: 1,000 words. 3. Flash Fiction: […]

Announcing ‘Quills From Africa 30: Long Walk To Freedom’

“I wanted the story to be true” said Achebe about Things Fall Apart, “How would you describe fiction as true?” the interviewer asked him. It’s our belief as fiction writers that there is a way fiction is told, that the writers are not just trying to make up stories and fables that have no relevance […]

Call For Submission: The Sun Magazine

The Sun is a reader-supported ad-free magazine. They’ve been described in many ways: celebratory, fierce, unflinching, thoughtful, truthful, dark, darkly funny, tender.  Types Of Submissions: Writing: Writing from The Sun has won the Pushcart Prize and been selected for the Best American Essays and Best American Short Storiesanthologies. They publish nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. The Sun […]