The Makewana team has organised a short story/poetry competition in order to encourage young Malawian women’s contribution to literature in the country.
Details are as follows:
SHORT STORY
i. The short story can be on any theme.
ii. Story length should be a maximum of 2500 words.
iii. Only one submission per person is allowed in this category.
iv. The short story should be in English.
POETRY
i. The poem can be on any theme.
ii. The maximum length for the poem should be 600 words.
iii. Only one submission per person is allowed in this category.
iv. The poem should be in English.
Submission deadline for both categories is 26th April, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY:
i. Entries should be from Malawian women aged between 15 and 35 at the time of submission.
ii. Entrants should be living in Malawi at the time of submission.
PRIZES
The first prize in both categories will be K50,000.00.
The second prize will be K30000, whereas the third prize will be K20000.
The winning entries shall be selected by an independent team of judges . Results of the competition will be announced on September 1, 2019.
You can submit entries to tiwongesakala@yahoo.com.

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