first ever
pan-African prize
celebrating first
time writers of
published
fiction books

Meet the Judges

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Etisalat has unveiled the 2014 panel of judges for the Etisalat Prize for Literature. Chaired by Sarah Ladipo Manyika it features some of Africa’s finest writers – Alain Mabanckou, Jamal Mahjoub and Tsitsi Dangaremba. Sarah said, “I am honoured to have been invited to chair this year’s panel for such an important new prize”.¬†Read More

Prize Profile – How to Enter

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The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first ever pan-African prize celebrating first time writers of published fiction books. The Prize aims to serve as a platform for the discovery of new creative talent out of the continent and invariably promote the burgeoning publishing industry in Africa.
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Call for Entries

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Etisalat Nigeria today announced the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literature call for entries, this marks the second edition of the much celebrated innovative literature prize launched in 2013. The Etisalat Prize is the first Pan African Literary Award to celebrate debut African fiction writers and seeks to recognise, celebrate and reward debut fiction.
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