Celebrating East African Writing!
What if it ever be, that your esteemed selves, should decide that two stories and not one story shall be crowned Story of the Week, and hence ascend the stairs to present their glory to the persons of the judging panel? You have voted! The Mysterious Visitor by Beth Nduta and The Gentleman’s Club by Clifton Anthony Gashagua have both been awarded 95 points each by you readers this week. Congratulations Beth! Congratulations Clifton! Click on the linked titles to read the pieces.
Kenyan Conversations continues. As announced earlier that we will be posting two photos a week on Tuesday and Thursday.
Comment under the picture on the Storymoja Blog or Send in a story or dialogue that is not more than 500 words long. Send in your story or dialogue to firstname.lastname@example.org. Clearly mark in the subject Contemporary/Kenyan Conversations (insert number indicated)
The prize details are as follows:
1st Prize: 2000/-, 2 Storymoja books and 1 complimentary day pass to the Storymoja Hay Festival
2nd Prize: 1500/-, 1 Storymoja book, and 1 Complimentary day pass to the Storymoja Hay Festival
3rd Prize: 1000/-, and 1 complimentary Day Pass to the Storymoja Hay Festival
3 complimentary day passes for best comments on the pictures.
Although we will not be accepting any more story/dialogues based on the photos posted on Tuesday 20th July and Thursday 22nd July, you can still comment on the photographs and stand the chance to win Kshs 2000/-, Storymoja Books and tickets to the Storymoja Hay Festival coming up soon. Be on the lookout for the photographs that will go online this week, comment on them and send in your story dialogues to participate in the contest.
Have a look at the contest guidelines here before you send in your piece.
May the best writer win!
This contest is ran in partnership with Generation Kenya.