Adda Calls for Submissions on ‘Climate Change’/ How to Submit (Prizes: Publication)

The online magazine of Commonwealth Writers, Adda, calls for submissions for new writing on the theme of ‘Climate Change’. They are accepting poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

The deadline for submissions is the 31st of January, 2020.

Who is Eligible to Submit:

  • Anyone who is a citizen of a Commonwealth country.
  • There is no entry fee.

How to Submit:

  • Submit no more than two poems, both of which must not exceed five pages.
  • Or, one short story of between 2000—5000 words.
  • One non-fiction piece of between 2000—5000 words; or a proposal of not more than 500 words.
  • All submissions must be on the theme of ‘Climate change’.
  • Formatting: Arial 12-pt font. Word docs, no PDFs.
  • Make sure no identifying information appears on the submission; submissions are read anonymously.
  • The deadline for submissions is the 31st of January, 2020. All entrants will be contacted before the 31st of March, 2020.
  • Apply here.


  • Publication of the selected pieces.

Good luck.

Ernest Ogunyemi

Ernest O. Ogunyemi enjoys playing with words to express what he feels within, or wants to feel. His stories have appeared in magazines and blogs such as Tuck Magazine, Naija Stories, Poetry Soup and his poetry is forthcoming in Acumen91 (out in May) and African Writing. Currently, he is working on a short story collection: Weaving Fine Rhythms from Broken Tunes.

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