BBC World Service International Podcast Competition 2021

BBC World Service International Podcast Competition 2021

BBC World Service International is now accepting applications from people living in Nigeria, Kenya... Read more »
Toyin Falola Prize 2021

Toyin Falola Prize 2021 | $2500 Prize

The Toyin Falola Prize is administered by the literary magazine Lunaris Review. The prize is named... Read more »
Puchi Award 2021

Puchi Award Competition 2021 | £8000 + Publication

Puchi Award competition is open to author of books in any genre or form: fiction, non-fiction,... Read more »
2021 Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Short Video Competition

2021 Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Short Video Competition

The Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS is organising a short... Read more »
Trulyco

Get paid up to $200 for submitting your Nonfiction Pitches to Trulyco

If you have narrative ideas you are willing to pitch, then submit to Trulyco,... Read more »
The Nine Dots Prize 2020/2021

The Nine Dots Prize 2020/2021 | $100,000 + Publication with Cambridge press

The Nine Dots Prize is a prize for creative thinking that tackles contemporary societal... Read more »
EPOCH Magazine Submission

EPOCH Magazine Submission | Payment: $50 per poem, $150 per story

EPOCH magazine is seeking submission of fiction, poetry, essays, cartoons, screenplays, graphic art, and... Read more »
Parousia Reads & Magazine Short Story Contest

Parousia Reads & Magazine Short Story Contest | ₦50,000 prize.

Parousia Reads & Magazine is accepting submissions of short story for their 2020 contest.... Read more »
The K & L Prize 2021

The K & L Prize 2021 Calls for Submission | $1000 + Publication

The K and L prize, founded and sponsored by New Zealand based Nigerian writer,... Read more »
The Previously Published Poem Prize

The Previously Published Poem Prize | Submit your previously published poems and win up to $3000

Poets around the world can now submit their previously published poems to The Previously... Read more »
Nigerian Newsdirect Poetry Prize 2020

Call for Submissions: Nigerian Newsdirect Poetry Prize 2020 | N150,000

In a bid to fulfil its long term goal of supporting innovation in Nigerian... Read more »
Stephen A. Dibiase 6th Annual Poetry Prize

Stephen A. Dibiase 6th Annual Poetry Prize | Payment: $1400

Poets and writers from around the world can now submit for the Stephen A.... Read more »
Dread Machine Anthology Submission

Dread Machine Anthology Submission | Prize: $800, Publication

The dread Machine seeks submission for their annual anthology. They want stories that evoke... Read more »
New York Encounter Poetry contest

New York Encounter Poetry contest 2021 | Prizes: $500, Publication

New York Encounter is sponsoring its 5th annual poetry contest to celebrate its 2021... Read more »
World Press Photo Storytelling Contests

2021 World Press Photo Storytelling Contests (€5000 Cash Prize)

The World Press Photo Storytelling Contests recognize and celebrate the best visual journalism produced... Read more »
My Campus Story and My Campus Innovation 2020

Call for Entries: My Campus Story and My Campus Innovation 2020|N150,000 Cash

GenderMobile Initiative is calling on students to share their experiences on sexual harassment in... Read more »
The Ultimate Mathematics Ambassador Competition

The Ultimate Mathematics Ambassador (TUMA) 2021 9th Annual Competition

The Ambassadors Schools Ota is now accepting applications from Primary pupils for The Ultimate... Read more »
Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest

Better Than Starbucks Sonnet Contest 2020 | Prize: $500

Poets are now invited to submit for the Better Than Starbucks Sonnet contest 2020.... Read more »
Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize

Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize | N100,000 Prize

Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers in collaboration with Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV) invites... Read more »
J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction 2021

J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction 2021 | Prize: $750

You can now submit your entries for this year’s J.F. Powers Prize for Short... Read more »
Shade of Christmas Creative Contest

Call for Entries: Shade of Christmas Creative Contest 2020

Is your child creative? Is he/she between the ages of 6 and 11 years?... Read more »
Akuko Magazine Inaugural Literary Contest

Akuko Magazine Inaugural Literary Contest | Over $400 cash prize

Akuko Magazine is now receiving entries for their inaugural literary contest. Cash prizes include... Read more »
Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets

Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets | Prize: $1,000 + Publication

The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets is an annual award for African... Read more »
Brunel International African Poetry Prize

Brunel International African Poetry Prize | Prize: £3,000 + publication

You can now submit your 10 best poems for this year's Brunel International African... Read more »
Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 | Prize: $1000

Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 | Prize: $1000

Afritondo Short Story Prize for unpublished works of fiction is calling for submissions for... Read more »
CFW Freedom Magazine Call for Submission

CFW Freedom Magazine Call for Submission | Prize: N100,000 + Publication

CFW Freedom Magazine has announced its call for submissions from African writers to the... Read more »
#EndSARS Poetry Contest 2020

#EndSARS Poetry Contest 2020 | Prize: N25,000

Write a poem of not more than 20 lines about police brutality and stand... Read more »
V International Playwriting Contest | Prize: €10000

V International Playwriting Contest | Prize: €10000

The V International Playwriting Contest which aims to encourage writers in the creation of... Read more »
Shuzia Creative Writing Contest | $250 Cash Prize

Shuzia Creative Writing Contest | $250 Cash Prize

Shuzia is now accepting Biblical and Christian based entries for her 2020 Shuzia Creative... Read more »
2020 MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition | Prize: 5 Million, others

2020 MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition | Prize: 5 Million, others

MTN Nigeria invites all primary & secondary school students and teachers to participate in... Read more »
The Desmond Elliott Prize 2021 | Prize: £10,000

The Desmond Elliott Prize 2021 | Prize: £10,000

The £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize is an annual award named after the literary agent and publisher,... Read more »
How to Apply for ServiceScape Short Story Award 2020 | Prize: $1000

How to Apply for ServiceScape Short Story Award 2020 | Prize: $1000

ServiceScape is now receiving entries from all short story writers for its 2020 award. There... Read more »
European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Prizes 2020

European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Prizes 2020

European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is now accepting nominations for its... Read more »
2020 National Enterprise Challenge

2020 National Enterprise Challenge For Student Entrepreneurs | Prize: N2.25 Million

National Enterprise Challenge is an initiative of the Directors of Entrepreneurship Centers across Nigerian Universities... Read more »
African Development Bank (AfDB) – AgriPitch Competition 2020

African Development Bank (AfDB) – AgriPitch Competition 2020

African Development Bank (AfDB) is now accepting applications from youth-led African businesses for its... Read more »
AYNM 'COVID-19: In My City Creative Contest 2020' | Prize: $500 + Mentorship

AYNM ‘COVID-19: In My City Creative Contest 2020’ | Prize: $500 + Mentorship

African Youth Networks Movement (AYNM) is now accepting entries from young African creatives for... Read more »
How To Apply for Ibua 2020 Continental Call | Prize: $550

How To Apply for Ibua 2020 Continental Call | Prize: $550

Ibua Journal which is keen to see the imaginations of Africans has commenced its... Read more »
One Teen Story

One Teen Story contest 2020 | Prize: $500, Publication

One Teen Story is now receiving entries for her contest. Three stories will be... Read more »

UNESCO Abuja National Art Competition 2020

UNESCO Abuja is now accepting entries from residents of Nigeria for its 2020 National... Read more »
Apply for the £1000 Tom-Gallon Trust Award

Apply for the £1000 Tom-Gallon Trust Award

Tom-Gallon Trust Award is an annual award for a short story in conjunction with ALCS. It... Read more »
How to Submit to the Journal of African Youth Literature

How to Submit to the Journal of African Youth Literature

The Journal of African Youth Literature (Jay Lit) is receiving submissions for its third... Read more »
NNPC

2020 NNPC/SNEPCo National University Scholarship For Nigerian Students

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) on behalf of the Nigerian National... Read more »
My Writing Journey Competition (Prize: $200 + Publication)

My Writing Journey Competition (Prize: $200 + Publication)

The Writer's College, an online writing school has launched its 2020 free writing competition... Read more »
The Iowa Short Fiction Award

The Iowa Short Fiction Award

The University of Iowa Press is currently accepting submissions for the Iowa Short Fiction... Read more »
Nigeria@60 Challenge For Thematic & Creative Designs (Prize: Over N5 million)

Nigeria@60 Challenge For Thematic & Creative Designs (Prize: Over N5 million)

On the 1st October 2020, Nigeria will be celebrating its diamond jubilee as it... Read more »
FCMB Flexx Writing Challenge 2020 for Young Writers

FCMB Flexx Writing Challenge 2020 for Young Writers

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is now accepting entries from young writers for its... Read more »
Commonwealth Writers

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 for Young Creative Writers (Prize: £15,000)

Entries are being accepted for the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The competition is... Read more »
Infinix Storm X Special Edition: ₦3,000,000 Worth of Prizes

Infinix Storm X Special Edition: ₦3,000,000 Worth of Prizes

Infinix is putting smiles on the faces of loyal customers for their continued patronage... Read more »
essay competitions 2020

2020 Prof Gbolahan Elias Essay Competition

The Prof. Gbolahan Elias SAN Essay Contest is organized in honour of his immeasurable... Read more »
Owl Canyon Press Contest 2020 (Prize: $2250, Publication)

Owl Canyon Press Contest 2020 (Prize: $2250, Publication)

Owl Canyon Press has announced the commencement of its 2020 short story writing contest. Writers are... Read more »