Call for Entries: Panacea Essay and Short Story Contest 2020., an e-library, with a variety of book resources, calls for essay and short story entries for its 'Panacea Essay and Short Story Contest 2020'. Entries are to explore Africanness, and are to '...put Africa on display in all her wondrous beauty.'

This comes after their successful debut contest last year, themed 'An Unforgettable Christmas'.


Submissions will run from 2nd March, 2020 to April 27th, 2020.

They are not looking for accomplished writers alone. Everyone is encouraged to pitch in.

Here are their guidelines:

  • Entries are to be in pdf format.
  • Title of the document should be "name of contestant - title of story".
  • Submissions must be made online at
  • One entry per person.
  • Hate speech and sexually explicit terms are discouraged.

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