20,000 Naira Up For Grabs at the LIPFest Poetry Contest—Apply

Poets! Okadabooks in partnership with the Lagos International Poetry Festival has something for you. Read about the festival here. The


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UNICEF’s School Superhero Comic Contest —Apply (Prize: Book Deal and More)

Writers of comic books are invited to apply for UNICEF‘s Superhero Comic Contest. If your comic has an interesting story


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The Nine Dots Prize 2019 (Prize: $100,000 cash + Publishing with Cambridge University) — Apply

Writers are invited to apply for the Nine Dots Prize. The theme for this edition is: “Is there no place


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How I Earned My First $1,200 From Writing and Publishing Poetry

by Pamelyn Casto Sometimes writing for free can be the best a newcomer to writing can do. In my own


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Winners of the 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition

BBC World Service and British Council  has announced the winners of the prestigious 2018 international radio playwriting competition. This year,


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Chicken Soup for the Soul Is Accepting Submissions for 8 New Titles (—Apply (Prizes: $200)

The famous Chicken Soup For The Souls is  currently accepting submissions for eight forthcoming books. So if you want to


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K & L Prize For African Literature 2019 (Prize: $1000))—Apply

The submission window for the 2019 edition of the K & L Prize for African Literature is open. Writers are


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