1 July 2019
Purorrelato 2019. Casa África’s seventh flash fiction competition
Casa África announces the seventh flash fiction competition called «Purorrelato».
The competition aims to promote literary creation to encourage us to feel and think about Africa and continue to show us the different realities that will bring us nearer to the continent, far from those stereotypes that for so long have marked it.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
Spanish, English, French or Portuguese.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
Casa África will make public the decision of the awards on 24 July 2019.
- Any physical person who is over 18 years old will be able to take part in the competition and be of any nationality or resident in any country. They must under no circumstances have any working relationship with the Casa África Consortium.
- Up to a maximum of three short stories will be admitted per author.
- The subject is free to choose although the short stories should have some type of link to Africa. The story can take place inside or outside the continent and its degree of connection with Africa can vary from just a detail to the whole part of it.
- The short stories should be original, unpublished and should not have won a prize or be pending a decision in other competitions or contests. The participants must guarantee that there are no rights from third parties on the short stories presented and they will be liable for any claims that may arise due to this.
- Each short story must have a maximum of 1,400 characters (not words), excluding the title, i.e., around 200 or 250 words approximately.
- The first prize: 600 euros.
- The second prize: 300 euros.
- The third prize: 200 euros.
- The 50 best short stories, chosen by the Jury will form part of a digital publication.This digital edition will feature renowned writers, among them leading African writers who have taken part in Casa África’s Literature Collection and in Casa África’s African Letters programme.
First Step: Submit the short stories using this form.
Second Step: Upload a photocopy of your National Identity Card, Passport or Residence permit in the last step of the form.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Reem Khaled/ Egypt “
Reviewed by “ Doha Elamin/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team