If you have an interest in children’s literature, you should try these contests, win a huge amount of money or probably get to travel to Sweden.
1. Nigerian LNG Prize For Nigerian Writers On Children’s Literature
This year’s Nigerian LNG Limited prize category will be in Drama with the winner receiving the richest prize of US$100,000
1.Writers must not be published until January 2015.
2. Only one entry per author.
3. No book previously submitted should be re-submitted.
There’s also a new category on literary criticism to promote Nigerian literature all over the world. Apply by sending in three critical essays published in major scholarly journals with a track record of dedication to excellence and an international circulation.
Both deadline is 5th April, 2019.
Visit Contest Webpage for application details.
2. Cricket Magazine: Great Cities of the World: Lagos, Nigeria
The upcoming project of Cricket Magazine, an award-winning children’s magazine for ages 9-14, is themed ‘Great Cities of the World: Lagos, Nigeria’. This edition focuses on in-depth non-fiction highlighting various featured cultures.
Apply by sending a query with a detailed cover letter and a short bio to firstname.lastname@example.org
Features should be between 700-800 words.
Supplemental non-fiction: 300-600 words.
Fiction: 800 words.
Deadline is 25th March, 2019.
3. Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize 2019
The organizers of the 2019 Alpina Fellowship Annual Symposium are currently accepting submissions on the theme: Identity, such as of a nation, family or club on any genre.
Only one entry per writer is permitted, this include visual arts and theatre works.
1.An invitation to attend the Fjällnäs Symposium in Sweden.
2. A cash award of £10,000, £3,000 and £2,000 for first, second and third place respectively.
All entries must be sent via the Alpine Fellowship Submittable Portal
Deadline is 10th April, 2019.