Due Date: July 1, 2019

Applications are open for the Casa África’s Flash Fiction Competitors 2019 called Purorrelato. The competitors intends to promote literary development to motivate us to feel and think of Africa and continue to reveal us the various truths that will bring us nearer to the continent, far from those stereotypes that for so long have actually marked it.

The topic is totally free to pick although the narratives ought to have some kind of link to Africa. The story can happen inside or outside the continent and its degree of connection with Africa can differ from simply an information to the entire part of it.


  • The very first reward will be for 600 Euros. The payment of this reward undergoes the Spanish legislation suitable by the time the deal is done, no matter the taxes policy from the winning author’s nation of home. After sending out Casa Africa an invoice, billing or costs, the winner can get the reward by transfer in their savings account or by any type of payment service permitted by the Spanish legislation suitable by the time the deal is done. In any case, taxes, withholdings or costs which are in result at the minute of the payment will be used.
  • The 2nd reward will be for 300 Euros and undergoes the Spanish legislation as seen above.
  • The 3rd reward will be for for 200 Euros and undergoes the Spanish legislation as seen above.
  • The 50 finest narratives, selected by the Jury will form part of a digital publication (see 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) that Casa África will release. This digital edition will include distinguished authors, amongst them leading African authors who have actually participated in Casa África’s Literature Collection and in Casa África’s African Letters program.
  • The authors selected autorise and offer Casa África the essential rights to develop an electronic edition of the selected narratives and distribute them through Casa África’s site and other platforms. These authors will not get, for these and other principles, any monetary compensation.


  • Any physical individual who is over 18 years of ages will have the ability to participate in the competitors and be of any citizenship or homeowner in any nation;-LRB- **************).
  • They need to under no scenarios have any working relationship with the Casa África Consortium.
  • As much as an optimum of 3 narratives will be confessed per author
  • The narratives ought to be initial, unpublished and ought to not have actually won a reward or be pending a choice in other competitors or contests. The individuals need to ensure that there are no rights from 3rd parties on the narratives provided and they will be responsible for any claims that might emerge due to this
  • The narratives can be provided in any of the following languages: Spanish, English, French or Portuguese
  • Each narrative need to have an optimum of 1,400 characters (not words), leaving out the title, i.e., around 200 or 250 words around.


  • The narratives need to exist utilizing the online type The taking part authors need to connect a copy of their National Identity Card, Passport or Home license in the last action of the type;-LRB- **************).
  • The type will not enable any narrative which contains more than 1,400 characters (not words) consisting of areas (title apart).

To find out more, see Casa África’s Flash Fiction Competitors

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