Goethe Institut AFROYOUNGADULT Contest 2019

Goethe Institut AFROYOUNGADULT Contest 2019 for Young Africans

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Goethe Institut AFROYOUNGADULT Contest 2019 for Young Africans…Interested apps and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

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Goethe Institut AFROYOUNGADULT Contest 2019

The Goethe-Institut invites aspiring African writers of all ages interested in writing for Young Adults (13 – 19 years) to submit short stories of 3000-5000 words in length in Kiswahili, English or French.

  • Type: Contest
  • Eligible Countries: African countries
  • Number of Awards: Not specified’
  • Type: Contest

To be taken at (country)

Workshops will take place in the following languages in the following cities:

  • for Kiswahili: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • for French: Lome, Togo; Dakar, Senegal
  • for English: Accra, Ghana; Kigali, Rwanda; Lagos, Nigeria; Nairobi, Kenya; Johannesburg, South Africa

About the Award: The Goethe-Institut invites aspiring African writers of all ages interested in writing for Young Adults (13 – 19 years) to submit short stories of 3000-5000 words in length in Kiswahili, English or French.

A panel of curators will then select the best texts and invite the writers to participate in workshops across the continent that will take place in February 2019.

The top stories from these workshops will be published in an anthology that will be available in Kiswahili, English and French and launched at Ake Festival 2019.

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Eligibility

Candidates must be:

  • Young Adults (13 – 19 years)
  • in Africa and can travel to their chosen city during the week of the workshop.

Duration of Programme

Workshops: 11-15 February 2019 (It is therefore important that submissions come from writers who will be in Africa and can travel to their chosen city during the week of the workshop.)

Application Procedure

Application Form – How to Apply:

Send your short story to afroyoungadult@gmail.com with a short biography and your preferred city for the workshop (please see below for options).

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: 30th November 2018

For More Information:

Click Here to the Official Webpage of Goethe Institut AFROYOUNGADULT Contest 2019 for Young Africans for more information.

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