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Awele Creative Trust 2014 Writing Award

Awele Creative Trust 2014 Writing Award

The Prize is awarded to a short story by any writer between the ages of 19 and 26, resident in Nigeria.


Awele Creative Trust


There is a cash prize of N50,000 for the winning author and a six month online writing course with an ACT mentor

Awele Creative Trust 2014 Writing Award


1 November, 2014


  • Previously published work is not eligible for the ACT award
  • Submissions should be made by e-mail only to and
  • Only one story per author will be considered in any one year
  • Submissions should include a cover note with the name, date of birth, e-mail address and telephone number of the author
  • Only fictional work is eligible
  • Works must be between 2,500 and 5,000 words
  • Works translated into English from any Nigerian languages are eligible. Should such a work win, N20,000 of the prize money will go to the translator. However, the writing course is offered n English only.
  • Entries will be accepted from September 1 – November 1, 2014
  • A shortlist of 5 will be announced on January 5 ,2015
  • Winner will be announced on January 20, 2015
  • Authors retain copyright of their work


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  1. Uche John Best says:

    Pls what are the topics on discussion regarding to the Awele Creative Writing Essay?

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