AKO Caine Prize for African Writing

AKO Caine Prize for African Writing

Deadline: 
January 31, 2021 - Check back on December 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Cash Prize: 
$12,860
E-mail address: 

A prize of £10,000 (approximately $12,860) is given annually for a previously published short story by an African writer. Shortlisted writers will receive £500 (approximately $643). 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, 51 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU, England.