Entries Open for 2018 Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction

09 Jan 2018
Winners of 2017 Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction

Deadline: 31 March 2018 (midnight)

Writivism has announced the guidelines for the 2018 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.

14. Shortlisted writers may be invited to attend the annual Writivism Festival in Kampala, Uganda, in August 2018.
15. 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.
16, The winner will be required to produce a complete first draft of a publishable creative nonfiction manuscript before the residency.
17. 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.

View the full submissions guidelines on the Writivism website.

(Image courtesy of Writivism)