Sprinng is accepting submissions for 2024. This opportunity is open to African writers – you may submit poetry, fiction (flash fiction, short stories, etc.), or creative nonfiction (essays, book reviews, etc.) on any theme of your choice.

Established in 2016 by Oyindamola Shoola and Kanyinsola Olorunnisola in Nigeria, Sprinng is a non-profit organization dedicated to curating, revitalizing, and transforming Nigerian literature. It fosters a thriving network that empowers diverse African writers, amplifies their voices, and celebrates their literature.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Anyone who is an African writer can submit to this opportunity.
  • There is no age restriction.
  • You may submit up to 2 pieces (of the same or different genres) for this period only.
  • Work(s) submitted should not have been published elsewhere (on a literary platform, personal blog, or social media page).
  • Please ensure that your work(s) are well-edited and proofread.
  • Please do not submit more than 2 pieces or include any photographs in the document.
  • The recommended font and sizing is Times New Roman, Font – 12, single-spaced. However, if that font isn’t accessible to you, you can submit with whichever fonts is available to you, so far it is legible. Put all your submissions in a single Word document.At the moment, we pay a token of N3,500 per accepted piece.

At the moment, Sprinng pays a token of N3,500 per accepted piece. Entries will responded to on a rolling basis between January to March 2024 to inform you if your work(s) is accepted or rejected and when it will be published on our website in 2024 if accepted.

Go here for more details. If you have any questions or concerns, please email here.

Submit here.

Deadline: March 31, 2024

Good luck to all applicants!