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Announcing Judges For Our 2018 Short Story Competition

We are happy to announce the judges for our annual short story competition. Malebo Sephodi, Tendai Mwanaka and Lungile Zakwe will select the shortlist and winners of the fourth volume of The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story, our yearly competition. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story seeks to […]

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Short Story Competition Update

Thank you to everyone who shared our short story call out across their social media platforms. And thank you, especially, to all the writers who have submitted their stories. We have received over 100 short stories. This is an incredible record compared to last year when we started the competition – submissions tripled. Stories are being […]

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Call for Submissions: Annual Short Story Competition [CLOSED]

“When you read a short story, you come out a little more aware and a little more in love with the world around you.” ~George Saunders We are looking for short stories from all over the world written in English under the theme: The people shall… This statement, in South Africa, begins some of the […]

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We’re announcing the winner for The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Vol 2 at #JBF

Join us at Jozi Book Fair as we announce the long awaited winner of our short story competition – The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! We’ll be reading and discussing stories from the first volume published in 2012 and the upcoming volume of The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the […]

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Shortlist: The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Volume 2

After much deliberation, we present you with the shortlisted stories for the 2nd Volume of The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story. We had several readers sort through the entries and three esteemed judges to make the final decision. The judges were chosen for their own literary prowess, experience with the short […]

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We’re Reissuing the Call for Short Story Submissions

Did you miss our first call for submissions for our The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Volume 2? After some discussion with our judges, Lineo Segoete, Dilman Dila and Makhosazana Xaba, we have decided to call for more submissions. We would like to receive more short stories from around the world. […]

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Prizes and Judges for The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Volume 2

We have decided to do something different with volume two of “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!“ This year’s, writing competition will have a cash prize of R5000. The winning story will be chosen by three judges who are themselves published short story writers as well as literary practitioners. Our panel of judges will shortlist, […]

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