Press release from CFWriters:
Cfwiterz is pleased to announce a new special issue for June 2018 focusing on the theme “Burn.” We do not particularly restrict content or style, we only ask that you bring on the best of your craft. Our writing platform focuses on Africa and Nigerians, we welcome entries from all over Africa despite starting out as a Nigerian owned platform. We offer you a great opportunity to showcase your strength and voice as an African writer. Read more about us here.
Africa has gone through a lot and presently the discussions surrounding the continent constitute burning issues. We see and hear these stories but can you make it come alive in a unique way?
Entrants may submit up to three previously unpublished poems, and up to 3,000 words for fiction and non-fiction.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted. However, if your work is accepted elsewhere, you need to notify us. Work in translation is welcome.
The entry period ends on May 15, 2018. Anticipated publication is ending of June 2018.
Submit your entry using our submission page, remember to add to the title of your entry “#June2018.” To submit, please follow this link.
For full Magazine Call for Entry check here.
Kelechi Njoku – ‘By Way of a Life Pot’
‘Anyway, it was important that no one knew how Hyacinth would die. Leaving a suicide note would be narcissistic, and it was even more important that his body would not be found decomposing – least of all by a distant neighbour whose last name he didn’t know’.