Thursday, 29 May 2014

Cordite Books wants submissions from African authors in the genre of Crime Fiction ONLY.


1ST PRIZE

Publishing deal with Cordite Books.
US$ 1000 continental advance on royalties.

2ND PRIZE

US$250

Criteria

African is defined as a citizen of the 53 countries in the continent of Africa and adjoining island, including descendants of such citizens who hold valid African passports.
Authors must be resident in an African country and be ready to schedule readings across the continent if successful.
Electronic copies of manuscripts are to be formatted as set out below and uploaded in the adjacent form
Times New Roman, 13 points, Double spacing.
Microsoft Office Word and compatible formats [e.g. Open Office]
Documents should be named “Cordite Submission – Authors Name – Manuscript Title” eg “Cordite Submission – Ian Fleming – Octopussy.doc”. Synopsis documents should be named in the format “Cordite Synopsis – Authors Name – Manuscript Title”.
Detailed contact details including previous publication and experience should form the first page of the manuscript uploaded.

A detailed Synopsis of the manuscript, under 750 words, should be attached at the time of submissions using the appropriate upload button on the website here.

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