2023 Casa Africa Consortium-PURORRELATO micro-story competition (Prize: 750 euros)
Deadline for Submissions: April 21, 2023 | The 2023 Casa Africa Consortium-PURORRELATO story competition
The ninth iteration of Purorrelato, Casa Africa’s micro-story competition, is now open for entries. Purorrelato’s goal is to support literary work that inspires us to feel and think about Africa and to keep presenting us with diverse realities about the continent that break free from the long-standing stereotypes.
|Title:||The 2023 Casa Africa Consortium-PURORRELATO story competition|
|Nationality:||All Nationalities / Any person over the age of 18 can participate,|
|Funding:||Prize: Euros 750|
|Deadline:||Deadline for applications: April 21, 2023|
|WhatsApp Link:||Click Here|
|Telegram Link:||Click Here|
- Any person over the age of 18 can participate, with a maximum of three micro-stories per author.
- Casa África staff and winners of previous editions are excluded.
- Although there is no set topic, the microstories must have some connection to Africa.
- The setting could be on or beyond the continent, and the story’s relationship to Africa could range from a minor aspect to its central focus.
- The micro-stories must also be original, unpublished, and they cannot have placed or be pending in any other competitions.
- Participants are responsible for any claims that may be made in this regard and must guarantee that there are no third-party rights over the microstories they submit.
- The maximum length of the microstories, including spaces and excluding the title, was 1500 characters (not words), and they could be submitted in any of the following languages: Spanish, English, French, or Portuguese.
- Initial prize: 750 euros
- Award number two: 375 euros
- Third place: EUR 225
- Casa frica may also give runners-up prizes or special mentions to authors whose texts placed between fourth and sixth place in addition to the monetary rewards.
- A jury of recognized scholars in African literature from Africa and/or Spain will evaluate the stories that were submitted.
- The submission deadline is April 21, 2023, at 14.00 (GMT +0).
For More Information
Visit the Casa frica microstory competition 2023 website.
Find the Application Form here
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