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MMO Short Story Competition is now open!

MMO Short Story Competition

We’re looking for short mystery stories! Think you can write an engaging and fully-developed mystery in 1,500 words or less? Yeah? All right then, prove it! 333 more words

Call for Submissions: 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize

Submissions open 1 June 2016 | Submissions close 31 July 2016

First prize: R10 000
Second prize: R2 000
Third prize: R1 000
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Literary News


Sapiens Plurum’s latest literary challenge is to personalize the consequences of climate change so readers feel as well as know them. But stories must offer hope, at least a possibility, for without hope people rarely act. 478 more words

Literary News

Finalists Judging Round

Heading into the last stretch, the Toronto Short Story contest kicks off the Finalists Judging Round Monday, April 4th.

Second round of panel judging April 8th and then the final panel judging before the magical phone calls for the potential winners are Wednesday, April 13th, 2016. 116 more words

Review of Defiant Dreams: by Jean Spraker

Hello friends, it is a pleasure to share a wonderfully written, intensive and thought-provoking review of Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas, a collection of stories about woman protagonists that I have the privilege of co-editing with my friend Rhiti Bose. 217 more words

Literary Musings

The Lighthouse

I knew I had to find it before they would let me out. My mind. My sanity. Myself. But how could I find what had been left light-years away?  1,487 more words