African Voices 280 Twitter Flash Fiction Contest!

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Enter AV’s 280 Character Flash Fiction Contest & Win up to $150 in Cash!


African Voices is celebrating Twitter’s move to 280 characters by hosting our first flash fiction contest! Submit a short story no longer than 280 characters or less for a chance to be published on our website and Spring 2018 issue! All genres and subject matters are accepted. Just send your best 280-character story — creativity and innovation in style are encouraged.

Let’s fill the world with brilliant new work that challenge the boundaries of storytelling!

We are selecting 3 winners who will receive the following prizes and publication on our website:

1st Place — $150 & 1 Year Subscription to AV

2nd Place — $50 & AV Diary, $25 & AV Diary!

3rd Place — $25 & AV Diary!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 13, 2017. Winners will be announced by Dec. 20, 2017!

Please submit your 280 character flash fiction story to Jamal Jones, Fiction Editor, at Please include a short bio.



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