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Wednesday, March 7, 2018


Deadline: March 24, 2018

The Stretch-A-Story Competition themed Artefacts Architecture Literature - Africa and Russia - is now open for submissions


* Story (maximum 2,000 words) in Microsoft Word or PDF format
Font: Times New Roman
Font Size: 12 point

* The story must include references to any of the following:  African and Russian artefacts, architecture, literature

* Only one submission per person will be accepted

* Request an entry form at:

* Submit your story and entry form as separate attachments in your email

* Include a title for your story

* On the story, do not include your name as the author of the story

Entry is free and prizes are 1st Prize R2,000; 2nd Prize R1,000 and 3rd Prize R500 plus an opportunity to read your story aloud at the fourth Book & Design Fair Durban, 2018. As we;; as the chance to have your story included in a publication

Entries for the 'Stretch-A-Story' Competition must be submitted via email by midnight on Saturday 24 March 2018

Email to:

The competition is coordinated by Book & Design Fair Durban. Contact 078 085 7556

Prizes will be presented at the Writing Accolades Ceremony at Book & Design Fair Durban featuring Narrative Futures Conference in June 2018