The Intwasa Short Story Competition is back after a 4-year hiatus. The writing competition which seeks to promote Zimbabwean narratives will be giving away US$200 to the winner, as well as US$50 to the runner-ups.
Preferred themes for the competition include;
1. Sexual harassment against the girl child.
2. Child Marriages
3. Positive Models for the girl child.
The Intwasa Short Story Competition Rules are as follows
- Entries by written by English
- Entries should be previously unpublished
- Only one entry per person
- All work must be original
- Entries must be typed
- Maximum words are 3000
- The competition is open to all Zimbabwe citizens and residents
- Entries must be submitted by June 30 2019
- Late entries shall not be accepted
- Only the short listed-candidates will be personally notified
The judge’s decision is binding and communication will not be entered with individual writers. Entries are to have a cover sheet with the following info name, physical address, email address, telephone number. Entries pay $5 handling fee, this can be paid either in cash or via Ecocash.
Young women are encouraged to submit their stories.
Entries clearly marked “SHORT STORY COMPETITION” to be sent to:
Intwasa Arts Festival
National Art Gallery in Bulawayo
Joshua M. Nkomo St.L.Takawira Ave
or via email : firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com