The Caine Prize for African Writing 2015

The Caine Prize for African Writing 2015

The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere....

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The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. 'An African writer’ is taken to mean someone who was born in Africa, or who is a national of an African country, or who has a parent who is African by birth or nationality.

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.

Only fictional work is eligible. Indicative length is between 3000 and 10,000 words and only short stories are eligible. Works not eligible for entry include stories for children, factual writing, plays, biography, works shorter than 3000 words and unpublished works.