Eight Writers Shortlisted for Writivism’s Short Story and Koffi Addo Nonfiction Prizes

Eight Writers Shortlisted for Writivism’s Short Story and Koffi Addo Nonfiction Prizes,4 Nigerians make the 2017 Writivism Shortlist





$400 Writivism Short Story Prize was first awarded in 2013 and is organised by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). This prize is the highlight of the annual Writivism Festival. It is well-known as a prize for short fiction by young writers.
Writivism has announced the shortlists for their Short Story and Koffi Addo Nonfiction Prizes. Both prizes’ longlists, released last month, named thirty-five writers in total.The shortlisted stories for their Short Story Prize will, as usual, be published in Munyori Literary Journal, while their Nonfiction finalists will appear in Enkare Review.
Here are the shortlisted stories.
The Writivism Short Story Prize
  • “Fairies,” by Saaleha Bhamjee (South Africa).
  • “Mobache,” by Régine Gwladys Lebouda (Cameroon).
  • “Stolen Pieces,” by Munachim Amah (Nigeria).
  • “The (Un)Lucky Ones,” by Andrew C. Dakalira (Malawi).
  • “This Story Has No End,” by Blessing J. Christopher (Nigeria).











The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction
  • “A Long Way From Home,” by Vivian Uchechi Ogbonna (Nigeria).
  • “Finding Binyavanga,” by Sada Malumfashi (Nigeria).
  • “Meat Bomb,” by Charles King (South Africa).

Congratulations to all the finalists.

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