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2015 Etisalat Flash Fiction Competition is Open for Entries

Which story would you tell if you had no more than 300 words to do so?  While you think about that, you might want to keep in mind that there is a good chance of winning a prize if your story is great.  The 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature has a Flash Fiction category, and […]

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The Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize and the Tragedy of Desperation | Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

By Abubakar Adam Ibrahim I have been disenchanted by talent shows in which the results are largely determined by public votes ever since a former state government official confessed that they had done everything within their power, at the expense of the state, to ensure that a contestant from the state won a competition. The […]

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Vote for Brittle Paper Writer, Obinna Udenwe, to Win Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

Brittle Paper readers have come to love Obinna’s monthly series. We love the drama of his stories but are also drawn to the conspiratorial tone of his writing style and how it makes us feel a sense of intimacy with his characters. His flash fiction piece, “Men in Kaftans,” is up for review by readers […]

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For Working Class Writers & Refugees, Sulaiman Addonia Is Giving Out 40 Free Tickets to the Asmara Addis Festival

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When writing is described as an elitist profession, critics mean that opportunities in the field are determined by access, which […]

Modern Sudanese Poetry | New Anthology Spans Six Decades of Sudanese History & Cultural Intersections

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Modern Sudanese Poetry: An Anthology, translated and edited by the Sudanese poet Adil Babikir, was published in paperback in September […]

Chuma Nwokolo Compensated in Plagiarism Lawsuit Against High Definition Film Studio, Shares More Stories of Plagiarism of His Work

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In November 2019, the Nigerian author Chuma Nwokolo called out Nollywood filmmaker Bright Wonder Obasi for using sections of his […]

Apply to the African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme

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African Writers Trust (AWT) is a non-profit collective that seeks to promote the sharing of skills and resources, and to […]

Dr Stella Nyanzi Receives Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award for Freedom of Expression

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The Ugandan academic and gender and queer rights advocate Dr Stella Nyanzi has been awarded the 2020 Oxfam Novib/PEN International […]

The 2000s-10s Generation of Nigerian Writers Has Failed Politically | Michael Chiedoziem Chukwudera

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1. At the Ake Arts and Books Festival in Lagos last October, the novelist Helon Habila said something about identifying […]

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