Graywolf Press Announces Africa First Novel Prize For Unpublished Manuscripts.



Organizer: Graywolf Press.

Judge(s): A. Igoni Barrett and Graywolf Editors.


The prize is opened for African authors living in Africa (at least primarily), and submission is opened from October 1 until October 31, 2017.


The manuscripts should be of unpublished works that is written in English or translated into English, the work should be distinctive, artistically singular, and of a high literary quality. The theme of the story is to clearly reflect the current happenings. The winner will be announced in 2018.


The prize will leave the winning writer with a sum of $12,000 and publication by Graywolf Press that will ensure the publicity of the book is maximized.


Interested writers should visit the official website of Graywolf press or send inquiries on guidelines to [email protected] for help.


Source: Munyori Literary Journal.