RULES AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS for 2023 James Currey Prize for African Literature
- The James Currey Prize worth £1000 would be awarded to the winner. The Prize is awarded by a panel of judges appointed each year by World Arts Agency.
- The Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished full-length work of prose fiction written in English. A novel written in English.
- The winner of the Prize will be selected from a long list of ten titles, followed by a shortlist of three outstanding manuscripts submitted for the prize.
- Eligibility: Persons born in Africa, who is a national or resident of an African country, or whose parents are African.
Only previously unpublished prose fiction submissions in English will be considered.
It is important to note that no person, past or present, with affiliations to The James Currey society and Abibiman Publishing is eligible for the prize.
- Winning manuscript will be published by Abibiman Publishing UK.
Deadline for submission: June 12th, 2023