I think we need more African fiction for children. I am hoping that by the time I start having kids :) I will find many books like that on the shelf. Who knows, it just might be your story! The Golden Baobab Prize is inviting entries of stories that are
This year, the prize will award $1,000 to the best story in the junior category as well as the senior category and $800 to the most promising young writer (18 years and below). The Prize is open to African citizens of all ages.
Deadline for submission is June 20, 2011.
How do you submit? Word Count? More info? Go here
Deborah Ahenkorah talks about this prize and its significance here.
What She Thinks: Submit an entry and/or spread the word.