2017 Ake Arts and Book Festival

The Ake Arts and Book Festival is calling for submissions to the 2017 edition of the annual journal, Ake Review.Persons whose books have met the required standard for this festival will  be granted considerations and eligibility criteria still remains noteworthy.

Ake Review welcomes entries in all literary and artistic genres, including fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, reviews, photography, film, music, sound art, performance art, and visual art. Entries can be submitted in written form, as podcasts, or as videos. Pieces that explore multi-genre, inter-disciplinary, and multimedia formats are encouraged.

Type: Contest

Field: Literature

Value of Award: Successful contributors will receive 2 copies of Ake Review and a token payment which will be communicated upon acceptance.

Eligible Countries: African countries


  • Entries must be original and unpublished
  • Only one submission per person

How to Apply: All entries must be submitted via email to editor@akefestival.org as attachments with ‘AR Submission’ in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 31st August, 2017

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Book Buzz Foundation

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