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Call For Submission: Afroyoungaadult Anthology And Workshop




Deadline: November 30.

Afroyoungadult, published by the Goethe-Institut, will feature Young Adults (YA) stories. The Goethe-Institut invites aspiring African writers to submit short stories.

Word length: 3,000 to 5,000
Language: Kiswahili, English, French.

Selected authors will be published in the anthology and will participate in workshops in February 2019. The anthology that will be available in Kiswahili, English and French, will be launched at the 2019 Ake Festival.

Send your short story to afroyoungadult@gmail.com with a short biography and your preferred city for the workshop. The workshop will take place in 

  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Kiswahili) 
  • Lome, Togo (French) 
  • Dakar, Senegal (French) 
  • Accra, Ghana (English) 
  • Kigali, Rwanda (English) 
  • Lagos, Nigeria (English) 
  • Nairobi, Kenya (English) 
  • Johannesburg, South Africa (English) 

The workshops will take place between February. 11 to February 15, 2019. Therefore, only submit if you will be in Africa in that period.

For more information, contact afroyoungadult@gmail.com.