Literary Prizes

African literature has a rich and diverse history, with writers from the continent producing works that have received recognition and accolades globally. To celebrate the contributions of African writers, we founded the following literary prizes.

Our Literary Prizes

Pengician Poetry Chapbook Prize

The Pengician Poetry Chapbook Prize is an annual contest designed to give aspiring poets the opportunity to self-publish their first chapbook at no cost.


OEMO Prize For Fiction

This prize, which was named after Opia-Enwemuche Maxwell Onyemaechi is awarded bi-annually to a debut African writer of a published work of fiction. 


Afloetry Prize For Spoken Word

More details on this coming soon.


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