Call for Entries for Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015

Lagos, Nigeria; June 18, 2015: Etisalat Nigeria, today announced the call for entries to the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature which is in its third year. The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first ever Pan African prize celebrating debut African writers of published fiction. According to Matthew Willsher, Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria, “The Etisalat Prize for Literature serves as a platform for the discovery of new creative writing talents out of the African continent.”

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VQR Call for Submission


VQR strives to publish the best writing we can find. While we have a long history of publishing accomplished and award-winning authors, we also seek and support emerging writers. A look at one of our latest issues will show you the diversity of voices we publish. Continue reading

Call for Submissions: Lantern Books Accepts Kids-Oriented Articles/ Poems/Stories for Digital Publications


Lantern Books is a division of Literamed Publications Nigeria Literamed, the Nigeria’s foremost children’s/ young adults’ books publisher located in Lagos (Nigeria) and Accra (Ghana).

Lantern Books accepts articles, poems, nursery rhymes, puzzles, jokes, riddles, short stories, etc. from kids, teachers, parents/ guardians to be published on our digital platform for public consumption. Our digital platforms include:
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Call for Submissions for 2016 Literary Awards


The PEN Literary Awards are the most comprehensive in the United States. Each year, with the help of its partners and supporters, PEN confers nearly $150,000 to writers in the fields of fiction, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama, or poetry. Submissions and nominations will be accepted from June 1, 2015 through August 15, 2015 for the following 2016 awards: Continue reading

Ankara Press: Call for Submissions- 30 August 2015


Ankara Press is a fresh new voice publishing romantic fiction for the African market, and is devoted to publishing easy-to-read, purse-size books with African settings, storylines and characters. Ankara Press launched in December 2014 with six titles, set in locations as diverse as Lagos, Jos, Cape Town and the Obudu Mountain Resort in Cross Rivers state, and the novels have received glowing reviews and media attention from across the globe. Continue reading

Call for Submissions: Voices – an Anthology of Contemporary Art and Literature


Voices is an anthology of contemporary art and literature interested in exploring every single place that makes up our world. It is a curious work, determined to reveal places and the lives they consist. The world is one global place, and is made up of smaller places called continents, which is made up of smaller places called countries made up of smaller cities and towns. Thus, we want to showcase the various places that make the world a global village. Continue reading