A prize of £10,000 (approximately $13,794) is given annually for a previously published short story by a writer of African descent. Shortlisted writers will receive £500 (approximately $690). Writers who were born in Africa, who are African residents, or who have a parent who is African by birth or nationality are eligible. Using only the online submission system, publishers may submit a story between 3,000 and 10,000 words published after January 31, 2016, by January 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
AKO Caine Prize for African Writing, CAN Mezzanine Building, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YR, England.