The Ake Arts and Book Festival is calling for submissions to the 2017 edition of the annual journal, Ake Review.
Application Deadline: 31st August, 2017
Eligible Countries: African countries
About the Award: Ake Review welcomes entries in all literary and artistic genres, including fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, reviews, photography, film, music, sound art, performance art, and visual art. Entries can be submitted in written form, as podcasts, or as videos. Pieces that explore multi-genre, inter-disciplinary, and multimedia formats are encouraged.
This 5th Edition is themed This F-Word and will focus on the challenges, journeys and triumphs of African women, while exploring a range of feminist perspectives.
- Poetry – Up to 4 Poems
- Fiction – No more than 2,500 words
- Non-Fiction – No more than 2,000 words
- Artwork – Up to 2 high-res jpeg works
- A bio of no longer than 70 words
- Entries must be original and unpublished
- Only one submission per person
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: Successful contributors will receive 2 copies of Ake Review and a token payment which will be communicated upon acceptance.
How to Apply: All entries must be submitted via email to [email protected] as attachments with ‘AR Submission’ in the subject line.
Award Providers: Book Buzz Foundation