Enter the 2017 Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction
03 Feb 2017
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Writivism has announced the guidelines for this year’s Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction, which is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). The Prize is open to writers who haven’t had a book published and are residents of an African country.
16. Short listed writers may be invited to attend the annual Writivism Festival in Kampala, Uganda, from August 24 – 27, 2017.
17. The winner of the prize will be awarded $500 (USD) cash and may be considered for a one month writing residency at a university in an African country.
18. The winner will be required to produce a complete first draft of a publishable creative nonfiction manuscript before the residency.
19. The winner, on taking up the residency commits to publishing the manuscript edited through the residency, under the Writivism Series with a CACE partner publisher.
20. The 2017 prize judging panel comprises EC Osondu (Chair), Angela Kintu and Panashe Chigumadzi.