Haïti - FLASH : RFI et l'AUF launch the 1st Edition of the Young Writing Prize
All students studying at one of the AUF's establishments and anyone aged between 18 and 29 may submit a literary work of up to 15,000 characters (including spaces). This one must start with the following incipit : "Toute histoire commence un jour, quelque part" (words extracted from the book "Les exilés meurent aussi d’amour" of Abnousse Shalmani, Edited by Grasset)
If these words inspire you, then your keyboards, The works will be selected, on the one hand by the readerst and on the other by the jury composed of 5 to 6 jurors with a particular attachment to the Francophonie.
Works must be submitted online from December 3, 2018 to January 13, 2019 at this address : www.short-edition.com/fr/prix/jeunes-ecritures-2019/participer/jeunes-ecritures-2019-nouvelles/mon-oeuvre
Rules : www.short-edition.com/fr/prix/jeunes-ecritures-2019/reglement
The final will take place from January 22 to February 5 during which 30 works will be chosen by the editorial team and 10 works will be chosen by votes of Internet users
Le Palmarès will be unveiled on February 5, 2019 at 17:00 will include several works selected by the editorial team and 1 work chosen by the vote of Internet users
Laureates will enjoy a Parisian experience of cultural and literary experiences. This awards ceremony will take place on March 20th as part of the Journée de la francophonie !
Master the art of writing a short story ... writing workshops online :
Thanks to the 5 "webinars" of writing workshops that are proposed to you, discover the different springs of the brief narrative in order to put them into practice to write a short story. From examples taken from contemporary literature, the training aims to give you the tools to write, short, short, short and more. Each webinar will address an essential point of storytelling writing.
Discover the 5 sessions and register : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfMBOeFD6vpYSkmf-jtagHZA1cOvzYLAUsv-PhYIgcmfm3I3w/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1