Is it a play, is it dramatized poetry, what is it? Whatever! What we can confirm is that you will be entertained, challenged, invigorated and even understood.
The Commonwealth Short Story Competition is an annual scheme to support new creative writing and promote a wider range of Commonwealth voices. It is funded and administered by the Commonwealth Foundation and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association. Each year around 25 winning and highly commended stories from the different regions of the Commonwealth are recorded on to CDs and broadcast on radio stations across the Commonwealth. Anyone who is a citizen of a Commonwealth country can enter, whether a professional or amateur writer. Stories should be original, unpublished, written in English and no more than 600 words long. Entry is free. Find more details at www.commonwealthfoundation.com/culturediversity/shortstory
Submission Guidelines For Short Stories. • Word count: 3000 – 8000 words. • There is no theme, only ‘Kenya’. • This is adult fiction (in the sense that it is not ‘children’s fiction’). • The work must be written in English from the outset, no translation work and it must be written from Kenya (this is not a collection of diaspora writing). • The story must be ‘new’ in the sense that it is ‘unpublished in book form’ – this makes life much easier in terms of ‘rights’. (We can accept submissions which have been previously published in magazines.) • Please send submissions by email to email@example.com, attached as a WORD doc. or by post to the CCC Press address (see website) as a typescript (no handwritten scripts please). Please follow these
Shoot that baboon! Well, it is the title of a bizarre short story. Perhaps not quite bizarre if you translate it into the impunity we face in this our land. Denis Kabi is determined to make us see it in his eyes.
After asserting that indeed Achieng is the courier, he thinks that we might as well analyze the letter and see how it will affect my short life.
Come celebrate ideas, books and culture. Mark the dates in your diary.
INFINITY JOURNAL (IJ), a “global affairs journalzine”, is seeking creative and innovative research papers from graduates and young professionals specifically on HUMAN RIGHTS. Please note that we are looking for articles for the 4th edition, which will launch in August 2009. Please see the website (submission guidelines) for more details. Awards of up to $5,000 will be given January 2010 for best pieces. Please note: those with a degree of PhD or higher are not eligible to submit work (only graduates, e.g. those with or currently obtaining maters level education and young professionals. For more information, rules, and submission guidelines, pleases visit http://www.infinityjournal.com or contact Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org
If your favorite politician was to sit down with you this evening, what do you think he would say to all the questions running around in your mind?
She opens up, in greater detail, on her infidelity to Jaymo, the guy who got into the steel pipes business 6 months ago, just two days after their glorious wedding, cutting short their honeymoon in Naivasha.
Sunny Bindra will be presenting a talk at the Oshwal Centre Auditorium on Sunday 8 March, 5.00 – 7.00 pm. It is entitled ‘How to Succeed in a Difficult World’ and will be of interest to high school and university students.