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The 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize has now closed for entry.

The shortlist will be announced on 30 April, 2014. The regional winners will be announced on 14th May, and the overall winner will be announced on 13th June.

Commonwealth Writers is presenting the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize in Uganda as part of a series of initiatives with our local partners across Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya. Commonwealth Writers is committed to strengthening dialogue between civil society organisations in the region.