Samira Bawumia launches literature Prize to Support Young Ghanaian writers

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‪Second Lady Samira Bawumia Launches Literature Prize with a goal to Support Young Ghanaian Writers between the ages of 15 to 25.

The Samira Bawumia Literature Prize is an annual literary prize for the best short fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose by young Ghanaians living in Ghana. This a launchpad for aspiring Ghanaian writers to share their art with the world.

2nd Lady Samira on the literature prize

Participants can submit stories in the categories of fiction, poetry and non-fiction.

Prizes to be won includes a laptop and cash of 5000 and 2000 cedis respectively

To enter, visit

The Ghana Library Authority launched a similar initiative a few weeks ago. Read about it here



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