WIN N1 Million in GTBank #DustyManuscript Contest.

by February 06, 2018 0 comments
Ever Written a story you never got to share??? Now is the best time to dare.

Dusty Manuscript is a #YouRead initiative empowering Nigerian writers to submit unpublished books across different genres like crime, romance, fantasy etc.

We are accepting entries into the #DustyManuscript contest starting today. 

The 'Grand Prize' for this edition is a cash prize of N1 million and a publishing contract with Farafina Kachifo. 

For details on how to enter, please visit the official website: 

Entries Close on March, 31st, 2018.

Submission Guidelines
  1. Word count: 25,000 minimum word count
  2. Submissions should be adult fiction (in the sense of not being 'children's fiction').
  3. The use of Nigerian slangs and expressions are allowed.
  4. The manuscript must be new in the sense that it is unpublished* in book form.
  5. Eligible participants should have at least one parent born in Nigeria who holds citizenship of the same.
  6. All entries must be submitted via online via
  7. One entry per person

NOTE: No entry fee is required

* Published work is taken to mean published in any printed, publicly accessible form e.g. anthology, magazine, newspaper. It is also taken to mean published online, with the exception of personal blogs and personal websites.

Formatting Guidelines for Manuscript
  1. Submitted as a PDF file format
  2. Twelve-point font in Times New Roman
  3. Text should be double-spaced.
  4. All pages should be numbered and should contain the manuscript title.
  5. Author name should not be present anywhere on the manuscript.
  6. Please also include a cover letter providing an overview/ synopsis of the manuscript, word count and a brief author biography.

Questions or comments? Please get in touch

  1. We will be accepting submissions from February 5th 2018.
  2. The submission period will close at 12:00 a.m. midnight (WAT) on March 31, 2018.
  3. The long list will be announced May 2018.
  4. Author writing/marketing bootcamp and announcement of shortlist June 2018
  5. Announcement of Top three at Evening Gala June 2018


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