Open Call for African Detective Fiction Writers

Cordiate Books, Lagos, Nigeria
03 Oct 2013 - 30 Nov 2013

Cordite Books calls for submissions from African authors in the genre of Crime Fiction

Detective and Spy series to be edited by Nigerian author and professor of Creative Writing at George Mason University in the United States, Helon Habila.

For more information about the project read the interview with Helon Habila on Brittle Paper .

There will be three prize winners. The first two will get published by Cordite. The first place winner gets $1000 cash prize; the second also gets published and receives $250 dollars. The third place manuscript will receive $200 dollars. There will be honorable mention for the fourth and fifth best manuscripts received. 

Submissions are open from August 7th, 2013 and will close on November 30th, 2013. The winning manuscript will be published mid 2014, around July.






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