Deadline: Dec. 15.
Open to Zambian citizens only, the Kalemba Short Story Prize awards the best unpublished short fiction written in English. Ukusefya WORDS funds and administers the $1,000 annual award.
To enter, submit an unpublished short fiction piece(2,000-5,000 words), written in English. You don’t have to reside in Zambia to qualify for eligibility. You just have to be a Zambian national. Writers must submit their own, original, unpublished work by themselves. You can only submit one entry per writer.
The Kalemba Short Story Prize team will only accept submission submit through its online portal. The team also will accept translations. Ensure you submit the English translation along with any entry written in a Zambian language.