Short Story Writing Competition

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The list of the top ten shortlists is out. Click Here

TellingTales Press’ vision is to promote reading and writing not only in Kenya but also in the world. As a means to achieve this, we will be holding several writing competitions spread out throughout the year. Among many other objectives, these competitions will be aimed at showcasing talent and providing a means for exposure to emerging writers. It is from this background that we wish to announce our first writing competition for 2018.

Theme: Read. Write. Inspire

(Entries must be works of fiction in any genre provided they are in-line with our theme)

Entry Fee: FREE

Maximum Word Count: Between 1200 and 1500 words

Submission Deadline: 21st May 2018 (Extended to 31st May 2018)

PRIZES

1st Prize: KES 30,000

2nd Prize: KES 15,000

3rd Prize: KES 5,000

Top 15 entries will be published in an anthology of short stories fully sponsored by TellingTales Press.


DOWNLOADS

To find out more about the short story writing competition, entry requirements and the entry form, please download the files below:

Download Full Competition Details

Download Entry Requirements

Download Entry Form


SUBMISSION

To submit your manuscript, click the button below and attach your entry form and manuscript in the provided entry submission form.

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