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List Of All Local And International Literary Contests For 2017. by franco345(m): 2:34am On Dec 18, 2016
As the economic recession in the country hit-harder with no or less hope for things becoming better.
One can still simile to the bank simply by exploring the big opportunities in the writing industry.

Below are the list of all literary competitions come 2017.
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-The caine prize for African writing:
The caine prize is an annual literature prize awarded to the writer of an African short story published in English.The focus on the short story is to reflects on the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition.The application for the 2017 caine prize is currently onThis award is worth £10000(five million naira).
Find out more on how to to apply @www.caineprize.com.

-WHO Health Policy And System Research(HPSR) Essay Competition 2017 For low And Middle Income Countries:
This is the first ever essay competition on the future of health policy and systems research.Entry to this competition is currently on and ends on the 31 of January 2017.A cash prize of $7500 will be awarded to the winner of this competition.Entries should be made via email alliancehpsr@who.int,or visit their website for more information.

-Glo literature prize for undergraduates:
it"s an annual competition award meant to promote the study of literary studies among youths.It is open for all students of Nigeria university.Winners are chosen from the three main genre of literature:prose,drama and poetry.The winner of each genre receives the sum of 1.5 million naira.

-The Nigeria Prize for literature is endowed by The Nigeria LNG limited.it"s a yearly literary prize to honour deserving writer.The prize rotates among four literary genres prose fiction,poetry,drama and children's literature.It is the highest literary competition in the country and carries a prize of $100000(Thirty million naira).To stay in touch on when the 2017 edition will be coming up like our Facebook page www.fb.com/rumblewatch to stay in touch with us on the date of all these competition.

-Common wealth short-story prize is awarded annually for the best piece of unpublished short fiction writers of 18 years and above.
The stories need to be in English,but can be translated from other languages.The over-all winner receives £5000 while the regional winner gets £2500.

Baileys women's prize for fiction(formally orange prize for literature):
Awarded to the best full-length novel written in English by a woman of any nationality annually.
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Re: List Of All Local And International Literary Contests For 2017. by franco345(m): 8:30am On Dec 18, 2016
-The Etisalat prize for literature :
it"s an annual award given to unpublished writers across the continent,who are African citizens residing anywhere in the world.
The winner of this competition goes home with £1000.2017 contest is yet to announced.

-African Organization for Standardization(ARSO) continental Essay Competition:
The 4th edition of the
continental essay competition is organized to ensure that youth are enlightened and their standard culture is improved.All African countries are eligible for this essay contest.It is open to all students below the age of 35 years.The winner of this contest at the continental level goes home with $1000 and regional winner 100,000 naira .Entries to this competition is ongoing now and closes on the 1st of February 2017.visit their website to apply @www.arso.oran.org/arsoessay.com.

-The university of camberra vice-chancellors international poetry prize is on going now and closes on the 30th of June 2017.The prize is to celebrates the eduring significance of poetry to cultures everywhere the world.The winner will receive AUD$15000.visit their site for terms and conditions @www.canberra.edu.au/vcpoetryprize.

-The Mercier Press Fiction Competition:
Submissions for the mercier fiction competition is on going now.Unpublished Authors are requested to summit their entries before the closing date for submission on the 1st of February 2017.In addition to a publishing deal the winner will receive €1000 cash prize.
You can summit your entries @deirdre.roberts@mercierpress.ie or log on to their website www.mercierpress.ie/fiction-competition.

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Re: List Of All Local And International Literary Contests For 2017. by 1miccza: 8:15pm On May 14, 2017
Good job op
Re: List Of All Local And International Literary Contests For 2017. by Divepen1(m): 8:51pm On May 14, 2017
All these are for published writers.
Re: List Of All Local And International Literary Contests For 2017. by Blessytee(f): 9:08pm On May 14, 2017
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