BBC Hausa Launches Women’s Writing Award

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BBC Hausa has launched its first ever short story writing award for female writers. The contest is open to all women writing in Hausa irrespective of their nationality or experience.

Entries for the award must be original works between 1000 to 1500 words. A panel of judges (to be announced later) will select one winner and two runners-up and will be looking for engaging works of fiction on any subject. Entry to the contest opened last week  Monday 1st August and the closing date is Friday 16th September 2016.

Entries are to be submitted to labari.bbchausa@bbc.co.uk. Also, aspiring writers will be able to pick up writing tips from some prominent writers on BBC Hausa radio and online.

The winner and two runners up will each receive a cash prize and plaque at a special awards night in Abuja on Monday 17thOctober 2016.

Yanda zaku tura labarin za’a samu anan

Na yi kokari kadan. Lol

 

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