Kachifo Publishers call for New Nigerian Writing

Emerging writers are requested to submit any piece of prose of no more than 5,000 words. Thirty pieces will be selected from the submissions, and the writers will be invited to read five minutes of their work during the event. Our panel of distinguished writers will be on hand to critique their work on both days of the event.

The thirty selected pieces will be subject to further editing and review by both the panel and Kachifo Limited, and the top fifteen will be included in an e-book of short stories to be released later in 2012. The stories not selected for publication in the short story collection will be published on the Farafina blog. The closing date for submission is February 5, 2012.

The New Nigerian Writing readings will be held at The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, off Younis Bashorun Street, off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The dates are February 10 and February 24; the time is 6pm.

Submissions should be sent by email to shortstories@kachifo.com. All submissions should include the name, phone number and email address of writers. Selected writers should be available to read their work at the events, or have a representative available to read on their behalf.

Read the full post on the Farafina Blog

16 thoughts on “Kachifo Publishers call for New Nigerian Writing” by Admin (@ogaoga)

  1. …As we no dey 9ja nko?

    1. You fit send am in, and get somebody to represent you for the event.


  3. rawlingsunday (@rawlingsunday)

    This is really great and interesting!

  4. @Admin, could we submit something that’s been published before, like here?

    1. I think sending an email to the address indicated will give you an answer.

      1. that’s the same question i had wanted to ask.

  5. Let’s go!!!!!!!!

  6. I bet one of us from this platform will make the Shortlist, anybody in doubt???

    1. The ‘doubter’ wan die?!

  7. mikeeffa (@mikeeffa)

    glad to see this organization coming out to woo writers

  8. Kachifo…hmmnnn. Lets see.

    1. Can’t believe I almost missed this. Hmmm what to send?

  9. Thers’s been a second call. those who missed the cut or didn’t submit the last time can submit. deadline 19th feb

  10. things like this should be frequent

  11. Good. Go for it guys!

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