AKO Caine Prize 2022 | How To Apply

AKO Caine Prize application form 2022 | How to apply.

Below, are the details on AKO Caine Prize application form 2022, requirements, eligibility,  qualifications needed, application guidelines, application deadline, how to apply, closing date, and other opportunities links for South Africans is published here on Southafricaportal.com as well as on the official website/application portal.

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AKO Caine Prize Application Instructions 2022

The AKO Caine Prize application details have been published here. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for this opportunity before the application deadline-closing date.

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AKO Caine Prize Application Details 2022

Applications for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2022 are now open. The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English.

The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition.

In addition to administering the Prize, they work to connect readers with African writers through a series of public events, as well as helping emerging writers in Africa to enter the world of mainstream publishing through the annual Caine Prize writers’ workshop which takes place in a different African country each year.

Prize

  • The winner is awarded a cash prize of £10,000, and the other four shortlisted writers will receive £500 each.

Eligibility

  • The story must have been published in the five years preceding the submissions deadline. For 2022 eligibility, the judges will only consider work published after January 31, 2017.
  • Stories less than 3,000 words or exceeding 10,000 words are not eligible for the Prize.
  • Short stories must be submitted by a publisher – including publishers of physical and digital literary journals or magazines. Self-published and unpublished works are not eligible.
  • Publishers must obtain consent from the writer(s) before submitting their stories for the Prize.
  • Stories submitted for the Prize must have been published in English. Translated stories are eligible, provided that an English translation has been published.
  • Stories that have been previously submitted for the Caine Prize are not eligible.
  • Genres not eligible for entry include stories for children, factual writing, plays and autobiography/biography.
  • Submissions must specify which African country the author comes from and the word count.
  • Publishers are encouraged to submit multiple short stories as long as they do not submit more than one story by the same author.

Application

Each story must be submitted by the publisher via the entry form. Short stories that do not meet the criteria will not be considered for the prize.

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