2016 Writivism Short Story Prize Long list is finally here.
RELATED: Letters to Jennifer 1
From over 500 entries from 20 African countries, in English and French, Writivism has finally released the longlist for this year’s short story prize:
Laure Gnagbé Blédou, Jene suis pas rentree
Idza Luhumyo, Decisive Moments
Aito Osemegbe Joseph, The List
Merdi Muintshe, Un Certain 36 Novembrre
Mathyas Kouadio, La Voie De Son Coeur
Megan Ross, Duiweltjie
Acan Innocent Immaculate, Sun Down
Doreen Anyango, Levels
Gloria Mwaniga Odary, Boyi
Praise Nabimanya, Free Fall
Aïssa Tâ, Un Couple Qui En Dit Long
Frances Ogamba, Subtle Defence
Le K-Yann, Poison D’avril
Bura-Bari Nwilo, Like Eyes Liquid With Hope
Sese Yane, We Will Be Safe
Noella Moshi, Possession
Jude Mutuma, Grey Love
Abu Amirah, The Swahilification Of Mutembei
Acidri Malunga, The Story Not Told
Catherine Shepherd, The Woman’s Way
Farai Mudzingwa, A Native Metamorphosis
RELATED: Letters to Jennifer III
The judges were Tsitsi Dangarembga, Sumayya Lee, Richard Ali A Mutu, Okwiri Oduor and Mamadou Diallo. All authors, whose stories have been long listed will have their work published in this year’s anthology of Writivism short stories. There will be two editions, English and French.
Congratulations to the writers on the longlist. And best of luck with the shortlist.
Remember to visit our blog today!