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A compiled list of Writing competitions in Africa 2022 that are available to writers from the African continent. Get details about the Competitions.


Writing competitions in Africa 2022


Writing Competitions In Africa 2022


It's the beginning of the year,and there's a lot of packed gifts and opportunities waiting to be unwrapped. To draw writers in Africa to necessary literary opportunities that are available for them in 2022, we have decided to compile a list of writing competitions in Africa for writers who are particularly from the African continent.


Things To Expect From Writing Competitions In Africa 2022



Regular updates on any available writing Competitions In Africa 2022

Guides and information about the contest

News about the shortlist and longlist of the competitions.





Noteworthy, the list also applies to the writing Competitions in Africa 2022. Any entrants in Africa can as well submit their works to these competitions.

Guides Before Submitting For Writing Competitions In Africa 2022


When you are submitting to a writing contest, it might seem quick and simple with little process involved. At the same time, it might be disadvantageous to the prospective applicants for the writing contest if some things are not taken into consideration before submitting.

Hence, things to consider while submitting for writing competitions in Africa 2022— We have some tips already outlined for this purpose.

 tips for you on how to submit for Writing competitions in Africa in 2022


  • Ensure you read the submission guidelines before submitting for the writing contests
  • Ensure you are conversant with what the organizers of the writing contests want. You can do this by checking the works that won the previous contests.
  • Ensure you meet the submission deadline for the writing contest. One mistake most writers make while submitting for contests in 2022, is omitting the date the submission closed or not paying close attention to it.
  • Eligibility requirement for the contests. Checks if there's one provided for in the contest.
  • And lastly, take a deep breath and submit your entries after proper checks for possible errors.

The writing competitions for Africa 2022 will be updated regularly assoon as they are released for submission.


List Of Writing Competitions In Africa 2022


  • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 January



  • Masters Review Winter Short Story Award 2022
    Welcome to 2021-2022 Masters Review Winter Short Story Award for New Writers, an annual contest that recognizes the best fiction from today’s emerging writers.  Judging this year’s contest is Ye Chun, author of Hao, a collection of stories recently longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence. 
      The winning story will be awarded $3000 and publication online.
         Second and third place stories will be awarded publication and $300 and $200 respectively.
           All winning stories and any notable Honorable Mentions will receive agency review by the following: Nat Sobel from Sobel Weber, Victoria Cappello from The Bent Agency, Andrea Morrison from Writers House, Sarah Fuentes from Fletcher & Company, Heather Schroder from Compass Talent, and Siohban McBride from Carnicelli Literary Management

          Deadline: January 21




          • THE PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED POEM PRIZE


          Our landscape has exploded with presses and magazines over the last few decades with the advent of digital publications—so many good poems have been found and celebrated, but others have been forgotten or overlooked. We want to bring light to those lost pieces of poetry—the poems that you love but feel are no longer receiving the attention or recognition they deserve. 1st Place will be awarded $3000 and publication of the winning poem and a brief interview in Palette Poetry; second and third place will receive $300 & $200 respectively, as well as publication. 

          Deadline: January 16, 2022



          • Lilith Magazine Annual Fiction Competition 2022
          Lilith Magazine has announced the extension of its annual fiction competition. The competition is open to all writers. Also, interested applicants are required to read through and  follow the guidelines before attempting submissions.

          Writers and artists are paid for their work in Lilith, in print and on the blog.

          Deadline extended to January 15, 2022


          • Tampa Review Prize For Poetry 2022

          Prize
          Book Publication  •  $2,000 Award
          Selected Poems published in Tampa Review

          Deadline: January 31

          • The Isele Magazine Submissions Prize 2022
          Isele Magazine Submissions Prizes celebrates the best of short stories, poetry, and essays by writers published in Isele Magazine. 

          The prizes are split into three categories – short stories, poetry, and essays, and each category is judged by a panel of two judges. The longlists of ten stories, ten suites of poems or single poems, and eight essays will be announced in February, while the shortlists of five works per category will be revealed at the end of March. The winners will receive $200 each, presented to them at a ceremony at the end of April

          Deadline: January 31




          • AKO Caine Prize 2022
          Ako Caine Prize 2022



          We are delighted to inform you that the submission window for the 2022 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is now open. We warmly encourage you to submit eligible stories via our online portal.


          Our submissions window for the 2022 Prize will be open from 6th December 2021 and will close on 31st January 2022 at midnight (GMT). Please keep an eye on our website and social media channels for updates. We advise you to subscribe to our mailing list




          •  THE 2022 ZÓCALO PUBLIC SQUARE POETRY PRIZE


          Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has recognized the U.S. writer of a poem that best evokes a connection to place. Zócalo is now accepting submissions for our 2022 competition. 

          The deadline for entries will close on January 22, 2022.

           There is no fee required to enter




          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 February

          • Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award 2022


          Since its early days, science fiction has played a unique role in human civilization. It removes the limits of what "is" and shows us a boundless vista of what "might be." Its fearless heroes, spectacular technologies and wondrous futures have inspired many people to make science, technology and space flight a real part of their lives and in doing so, have often transformed these fictions into reality. The National Space Society and Baen Books applaud the role that science fiction plays in advancing real science and have teamed up to sponsor this short fiction contest in memory of Jim Baen.

          Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award 2022 Contest Rules

          Write a short story of no more than 8,000 words, that shows the near future (no more than about 50-60 years out) of manned space exploration.

          No entry fee. But please only submit one story...your best one!

          No reprints.

          Entries can be from any country



          • Association Of Writers And Writing Programs 2022 Award Series
          The Association of Writers and Writing Program 2022 Award Series has been announced open for writers to submit their best manuscripts in different genres and contest for cash prizes and amazing opportunity of publication.

          Association of Writers and Writing Program 2022

          About the Association of Writers and Writing Program 2022 Award Series
          AWP’s Award Series is an annual competition for the publication of excellent new book-length works. The competition is open to all authors writing in English regardless of nationality or residence, and it is open to published and unpublished authors alike. 

          The 2022 Award Series conducts an evaluation process of writers for writers by writers. AWP hires a staff of screeners who are themselves writers; the screeners review manuscripts for the judges. Typically, the screeners will select ten manuscripts in each genre for each judge’s final evaluations

          Deadline:  February 28, 2022. 

          • Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition 2022
           The winners of the competition will be announced on September 24 2022 at the the Story Awards Dinner at the Scottish Art Club, Edinburgh.

          Entry fee is £10 per story.  All proceeds are used to support the arts in Scotland. 
          The competition is managed by the Scottish Arts Trust and run entirely by volunteers.

          The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition seeks original, engaging, and entertaining stories on any topic up to 2,000 words. It is open to writers worldwide, published or unpublished, over 16 years. We accept entries from 1 December to 28/2.



          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 March

          • Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2022


          Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2022 is a literary competition organized for writers to contest for a huge cash prize.

          The contest is organized by The Caterpillar, a quarterly print magazine for children featuring poetry, short stories and art.

          The prize is for an unpublished poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11.

          The poem can be on any subject. There is a line limit of 150.  Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast.

          Prize: $1,000


          Deadline
          31 March 2022


          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 April

          •  Bath Short Story Award 2022
          The ninth Bath Short Story Award 2022 is open for entries now and will close on Monday, April 11th at midnight BST. We welcome stories of up to 2200 words on any subject or theme from anywhere in the world. Before entering, please check the rules for more details.

          This year, the competition is judged by novelist, short story writer, playwright and writing teacher, Paul McVeigh who has judged many short story awards. Read our interview with him to find out more about him and what he looks for in a short story.
          The longlist and shortlist for the Bath Short Story Award 2022 is likely to be announced in July 2022 and the winners by August 2022.

          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 May
          • Bristol Short Story Prize 2022
          Welcome to the Bristol Short Story Prize – an annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, UK and non-UK based writers.

          The 2022 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The closing date is May 4th 2022. 

          The closing date for our 15th competition is midnight (BST), May 4th 2022.

          20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 15 by Tangent Books. The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at an awards ceremony in October 2022.



          • The Bath Novel Award 2022


          Bath Novel Award is one of the bath novel writing prizes that are organized annually, and made open to different writers. The Bath Novel Award 2022, just like the other bath novel writing prize comes with its cash prizes aside other writing opportunities.


          Deadline For Bath Novel Award 2022: Entries for the bath novel award 2022 are invited from: 1st December 2021 to 31st May 2022 

          Prize: $3,000


          •  Bridport Prize 2022 (Poetry)


          Bridport Prize 2022 for poetry category is announced open for submissions. Interested writers are invited to submit their entries while following the outline submission guidelines.


          Deadline: May 31

          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 June
          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 July

          • Writing Competitions In Africa 2022 August

          • Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2022
          The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2022 has been announced open to writers to submit their best works. For the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2022, they are looking for the best new writing talent. 

          The £5,000 international literary prize is open to poetry and short fiction submissions on any theme, celebrating innovation in content, form and technique

          Deadline: August 21


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