Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize
Opportunity type: Prize
For: Writers (for women)
Rewards: 2,500 GHC
Location Eligibility: Ghana only
About this opportunity
Writers Project of Ghana announces the opening of submissions for the 2023 Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize, an annual prize for Oral History narrated by a woman who is 65 years or older. The Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize was established in honour of Abena Korantemaa by her family and is sponsored by MAKEDA PR with media support from Joy News. The prize is set up to encourage younger Ghanaians to document history and contribute to its preservation. The prize also seeks to encourage the production of creative non-fiction from Ghana.
The prizes will be awarded in October 2023, during this year’s Pa Gya! Literary Festival. The first prize is GHC 2,500.
The narrator must be an African woman who is resident in Ghana and is at least 65 years old.
The recorder/ prize entrant must be an African resident in Ghana, and be 18 years or older at the time of submission.
How to Apply
Apply using the link: https://bit.ly/3QtvUpr
All questions regarding this prize should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org