reprinted from Kubatana e-newsletter
The Intwasa Short Story Competition continues to grow. The competition was inaugurated in the first year of the festival and is an annual literary event seeking to promote original creative writing talent in English. In 2011 the award for the winner was named the Yvonne Vera Award, which carries a $500 cash prize.
The rules of the competition are as follows:
– There is no particular theme
– Entries must be written in English
– Entries should be previously unpublished
– Only one entry per person
– All work must be original
– Entries must be typed.
– Maximum 3,000 words
– The competition is open to all Zimbabwe citizens and residents
– Late entries will not be accepted
– Only the short-listed candidates will be personally notified
Writers can start submitting their stories from now on. The deadline is 30 June 2013. Email your stories to [email protected]