The race for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2016 has begun.

The writing contest was set up in 2009 to support emerging writers in competitive times.

The Wasafiri New Writing Prize has since its emergence succeeded in helping to boost the confidence of creative voices across all ages world over.

Submissions are welcome in three categories for this year’s competition: POETRY, FICTION and LIFE WRITING

The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. GMT on Friday 17 July 2016.

Entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form and appropriate fee.

For further details please go to www.wasafiri.org/wasafiri-new-writing-prize.asp


Author: Ekpeki Donald Pen Prince

Ekpeki Chovwe Donald styled the PenPrince is a writer and lawyer in equity. He has an unhealthy interest in wit, pun and poetry. When he’s not writing, he’s reading and when he’s not reading, he’s breathing. He breathes words.