Africa Teller

Literary Prize_Energheia Africa Teller – 7th edition


Announcement of Literary Competition

The cultural association ENERGHEIA of Matera, the Province of Potenza and Amani of Milan, with the patronage of Regional Administration of Basilicata, announce the seven edition of the literary Prize “Energheia – Africa teller”.

  1. Writers, who must be 20-35 years old, are allowed to participate to the competition with just one unpublished short story, written in English or French, on a freely chosen subject, of no more than seven pages (25 lines per page).
  2. The story must be sent, with the author’s name, age, address (tel. number or/and e-mail) and a photocopy of an identity document, before 31th January 2012 to:

         Koinonia (Africa Teller), P. O. Box 21255 – 00505, Nairobi (Kenya)

or to  object, Africa Teller

  1. A committee appointed by the organizers will read and evaluate the stories in order to indicate the best ten to be submitted to the jury’s final judgement.
  2. The jury will declare the winner in July 2012. The winner will be invited to travel to Matera (Italy) for a week, all expenses paid, and take part in the final ceremony that will be held in September 2012.
  3. It’s up to the organizers of the competition  to decide about anything which is not included in the present regulations.
  4. A copy of the present announcement can be asked to the same address indicated above.


Matera (Italy), September 2011