Lagos - The Commonwealth Writers organization has announced the call for new and emerging writers from the countries in the common wealth to send in stories for the 2016 Commonwealth writers competition.
Winners will be selected from five different commonwealth regions, and an overall winner will be picked.
Entries must be between 2 000 and 5 000 words of unpublished short stories. The stories must be in English (Stories translated into English are also accepted).
The Prize is open to both published and unpublished writers.
Entry is free, and opens September 1 and closes November 1.The overall winner gets £5,000 and the regional winners get £2 500 each.