All workshops are now fully subscribed. We are no longer accepting applications. Successful applicants have been informed and the list is available here.

Calling All African Writers!

Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops in the following cities:

Johannesburg, South Africa | 18 June 2016

Lagos, Nigeria | 18 June 2016

Nairobi, Kenya | 18 June 2016

Windhoek, Namibia | 18 June 2016

Yaoundé, Cameroon | 18 June 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | 25 June 2016

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | 25 June 2016

Writers working on entries for the prestigious 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize, or wanting to begin drafting an entry for the prize, are invited to submit an application.

Send a 200 word sample of your original writing, along with a short biographical statement of no more than 100 words, to no later than 1 June 2016, with the subject line: Migrations Flow.  The writing sample need not be from your Migrations entry, but must be unpublished. Please read the Terms and Conditions below carefully before applying.

The workshop is free for selected participants, however space is limited. Successful applicants will be notified by 5 June 2016.

Details of the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize are available on the website:

We are grateful to our Flow Workshop partners, the Goethe Institut. Additionally, we would like to thank The Miles Morland Foundation, Worldreader and our many smaller yet equally vital patrons, without whom the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize and Migrations Anthology would not be possible.  A full list is available on our Sponsors page.