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SENTINEL NIGERIA ALL-AFRICA SHORT/POETRY STORY COMPETITION (NOVEMBER 2012)

 

Sentinel Nigeria is open to entries for the All-Africa Short Story/Poetry Competition. The quarterly writing competition is for previously unpublished short stories in English Language. There are no restrictions on theme or style.

Simultaneous submissions are not allowed. Do not send stories/poems previously posted to a blog, a website, Facebook or any other social media.

All professional and amateur writers from every part of Africa living within the continent or in the diaspora are welcome to submit their works to competitions@sentinelnigeria.org.

DEADLINE: 30TH NOVEMBER-2012

Word count for short stories is 1,500 words maximum; for poetry contest: 50 lines.(maximum)
First Prize: N35,000 (Approx. £140/$220)
Second Prize: N20,000 (Approx. £80/$126)
Third Prize: N10,000 (Approx. £40/$63)
High Commendation: N4,000 x 3 (Approx. £16/$25)

The 3 winning and 3 highly commended stories will receive first publication in Sentinel Nigeria magazine in February 2013.

ENTRY FEES: N450 or £2.50 ($3.95) per story. You may enter as many stories as you wish.
Judge (for short story contest): Jude Dibia, author of Blackbird.
Judge (for poetry): Chiedu Ezeanah, author of The Twilight Trilogy. A poet, journalist and ex-banker, Ezeanah is the Chief Executive of Paradigm-City Publishing, Abuja, Nigeria.
The results of this competition and the judge’s report will be published on the 15th of January 2013.

For enquiries, email the Administrator, Sentinel Poetry Movement on administrator@sentinelpoetry.org.uk

Discussion

2 thoughts on “SENTINEL NIGERIA ALL-AFRICA SHORT/POETRY STORY COMPETITION (NOVEMBER 2012)

  1. Pls where can the entry fee be paid?

    Posted by Uzoma | October 20, 2012, 2:50 pm
  2. I saw this compitition late,i mean to day.pls when will another compitition start?

    Posted by Umar mohammad | May 1, 2013, 9:49 pm

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