Short Story Day Africa

Celebrate African literature at the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa

The Book Lounge and Short Story Day Africa are pleased to invite you to the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa.

Join Short Story Day Africa for the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa (4 Dec)

The Book Lounge and Short Story Day Africa are pleased to invite you to the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa.

Two Short Story Day Africa writers shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize For African Writing

Short Story Day Africa is extremely proud to have first discovered and published two of the five stories shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing – for the second time since the project’s inception.

Short Story Day Africa needs you!

Short Story Day Africa is a small non-profit organisation that relies on donations to fund our development projects. These include the SSDA Editing Mentorship, the annual prize and anthology, and the writing workshops we hold across the African continent.

Disruption: Short Story Day Africa Announces 2019 Theme

In 2019, Short Story Day Africa is seeking short fiction exploring disruption, especially but not limited to climate and environ[mental] disruption.

Applications open for the Short Story Day Africa Editing Mentorship

The Short Story Day Africa Editing Mentorship is open for applications.

Find your flow: Apply for the Short Story Day Africa 2018 Flow Writing Workshop in Kigali

Calling all writers in Rwanda! Apply today to attend the 2018 Hotel Africa Flow Workshop hosted by Goethe-Institut Kigali.

Short Story Day Africa Prize 2018 deadline extended

The deadline for the Short Story Day Africa Prize has been extended to 31 October 2018.

Namwali Serpell chats to Efemia Chela about writing, and her upcoming novel

Namwali Serpell spoke to Efemia Chela recently for a Short Story Day Africa interview.

Writers! Apply for the Short Story Day Africa 2017 Flow workshop series

Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe-Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops in the following cities:

Migrations: New Short Fiction From Africa

Short Story Day Africa’s 4th anthology of the best writing on the continent launches in Cape Town at the Book Lounge on Monday 10 April. Please come along and support this incredible project.

Strange Horizons interview Rachel Zadok as part of their 100 African Writers of SFF series

Rachel Zadok chatted to Strange Horizons about Short Story Day Africa, publishing in Africa, and the lack of diversity in speculative fiction.