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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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The 2019 Brittle Paper Awards: Announcing The Winners

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In November, we announced The 5 Shortlists for The 2019 Brittle Paper Awards. Launched in 2017 to mark our seventh anniversary, The […]

This Blood That Not Even the Mountains Can Hold: Megan Ross Rereads Sarah Godsell’s Liquid Bones

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“this country of blood” It is just under a year since Impepho Press published Sarah Godsell’s second poetry collection, Liquid […]

On Transatlantic Shame | I. S. Jones | Poetry

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nothing is earned unless something is lost. the ocean grants safe passage, but i fear the cost is too great. […]

The 2019 Brittle Paper Award for Poetry: Meet The 5 Finalists

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The 5 Shortlists for The 2019 Brittle Paper Awards were announced in November. Begun in 2017 to mark our seventh anniversary, the Awards […]

The 2019 Brittle Paper Anniversary Award: Meet The 6 Finalists

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The 5 Shortlists for The 2019 Brittle Paper Awards were announced in November. Begun in 2017 to mark our seventh anniversary, the Awards […]

The 2019 Brittle Paper Award for Creative Nonfiction: Meet The 4 Finalists

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The 5 Shortlists for The 2019 Brittle Paper Awards were announced in November. Begun in 2017 to mark our seventh anniversary, the Awards […]

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