5 regional winners emerge in Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize has announced this year’s regional winners.  According to  statement by the organiser, the judging panel has decided on this year’s five regional winners. “The winning stories for Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean and…

Shortlist of 26 announced for Commonwealth Short Story Prize 

The 2022 shortlist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been released. Comprising emerging writers from across the Commonwealth, the panel of judges will now choose regional winners for each of the five regions of the Commonwealth: Africa, Asia, Canada…

2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now open for entries

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now accepting entries for the 2022 edition until November 1. Awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction from 2,000 to 5,000 words, regional winners each receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives…

Adorah Nworah makes 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist

Nigerian Adorah Nworah has made the Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist with her story, ‘The Bride’. The Philadelphia USA-based Nwora is an Igbo storyteller from Anambra State in Eastern Nigeria. She earned her juris doctorate from Temple Law School in…

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