A prize of £10,000 (approximately $13,210) is given annually for a previously published short story by an African writer. Shortlisted candidates will receive £500 (approximately $661). Writers who were born in Africa, who are African residents, or who have a parent who is African by birth or nationality are eligible. The winner and shortlisted writers will be invited to participate in workshops in Africa and London. Publishers may submit six copies of a story between 3,000 and 10,000 words published after 2012 via postal mail by January 31. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
Caine Prize for African Writing, 51 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU, England. Lizzy Attree, Director.