Linesfromafrica Launches its Short story competition

Stand a chance of winning up to 5,000 USD and join the largest group of writers of African Decent
LEKKI, Nigeria - Sept. 17, 2023 - PRLog -- Linesfromafrica Launches the Global Short Story Competition 2023: Embrace the Magic of African Myth and Folklore

[Gauteng, SA 18th September 2023] - Linesfromafrica, the beacon of African storytelling, is thrilled to announce the grand launch of the Short Story Competition 2023. This captivating literary event invites writers of African descent from every corner of the world to unite in celebration of their heritage and creativity. The theme for this year's competition is "Myth and Folklore," offering a mesmerizing voyage into the heart of African storytelling.

Open to All Writers of African Descent Worldwide:

One of the most distinctive features of the Linesfromafrica Short Story Competition 2023 is its inclusivity. Regardless of where you are on the globe, if you share African heritage, this competition welcomes your unique voice. We invite writers worldwide to explore the enchanting narratives of African myths, legends, and folklore and craft imaginative and enchanting tales that breathe new life into these timeless traditions.

Prizes and Recognition:

Participants have the opportunity to win up to $5,000 USD, making this competition not only a showcase of talent but also a pathway to substantial rewards. Beyond the financial incentive, this competition provides a platform for emerging and established writers to gain recognition on a global scale.

Key Dates:

- **Start Date:** November th, 2023

- **Submission Deadline:** January 5th, 2024

A Journey of Literary Excellence:

The culmination of this competition will be the selection of 20 finalists who will be admitted into the esteemed Linesfromafrica Fellowship. This fellowship is a transformative experience, offering mentorship and guidance from some of Africa's most influential literary figures. It's an opportunity for writers to hone their craft and connect with their roots on a profound level.

To register and submit your entry, please visit [](

Linesfromafrica is dedicated to nurturing the voices of the African diaspora and fostering a deeper appreciation for African storytelling. Through initiatives like the Short Story Competition, we aim to elevate the art of storytelling and provide a global platform for writers to share their rich cultural perspectives.

For more information, including submission guidelines and competition updates, please visit our official website [](

Join us in celebrating the captivating world of African myths, legends, and folklore. The Linesfromafrica Short Story Competition 2023 is your chance to shine and connect with a global audience while embracing the magic of African storytelling.


About Linesfromafrica:

Linesfromafrica is a literary platform dedicated to celebrating and promoting African literature and storytelling. Through various initiatives, including competitions, fellowships, and publications, we aim to showcase the rich cultural narratives of the African continent.

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