Call for Entries – August Writing Contest

Theme: Your story starts and ends on a canoe.

Genre: Short Story

Write a short story that is set in a riverine area. It should involve a canoe, whether your character is at the riverside, paddling the canoe themselves or just moving across the river, on a canoe.


Guidelines for submission

#Word count: Max. 500 words.

#Theme: Your story starts and ends on a canoe.

#Send your entry to, as a word document attachment.

#Include your contact details with your submission.

#Deadline for submission is 29th August 2022.

#Prizes for the winning entries:

1st place – N2,000, and publication on the website.

2nd place – N1,000

3rd place – N500

[The prizes are only provisional, and may likely improve in the coming months. For sponsorship, kindly send a WhatsApp message to +2348173634477.]

Visit our Contests page to see our previous writing contests and winning entries.

We look forward to receiving your entry in this contest! Good luck!

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