Do you live in Nigeria? Are you 21 years or younger? Can you write? Do you know someone who fits this descriptions? Then you should read this.

The Kreative Diadem Annual Writing Contest is open for submissions and they are accepting submissions for Poetry and Flash Fiction. Following the success of the 2017 contest that saw 170+ entries in both categories, the organizers are looking for new voices in the literary community and will not be looking out for Poems that fit a particular format, all the poem has to do to win is: evoke emotions. It can be unconventional and out of the box.

In the Flash fiction category, the stories that would emerge victorious will be ones ripe with suspense that holds readers until the end. The more believable the story is, the greater the chance of winning.

Requirements for entrants are:
Age; 21 years or younger as at December 2018.
Location; Nigerian residents.

If the above requirements are met then submissions should be made according to the format below:

  • The submitted work must not have been published in any form.
  • Flash fiction subsmissions have a maximum of 1,500 words.
  • All poems should be titled.
    Poems should not be more than 40 lines.
  • Contestants can submit to only one category.
  • Submissions should be made to kreativediadem@gmail.com.
  • The subject of the mail should read – 2018 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest.
  • The body of the mail should contain the following: Name, Email Address, Phone Number, Age, and Title of Entry.
  • The submission should be sent as an attachment in MS-Word format.

Submissions opened September 24, 2018 and will close November 10, 2018. The top ten entries would be announced on December 15, 2018.

The winning entry in any category will win N30,000 and the first and second runners-up will have N15,000 and N5,000 respectively.

Visit the official website for more details on the contest by clicking here.

Omotayo Jones
obinnajones5@gmail.com
An addict with the pen. A student of mathematics and physics, Twitter troll, Facebook comedian and all-round human.

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