Monday, October 10, 2011

MAHUBE 2012- Call for Submissions

Dear Members of the Writers Association of Botswana,

WABO is calling for submissions from members only for the third edition of our literary journal, Mahube. The theme is WATER.

What we’re looking for:
- poems (maximum of 3) 40 lines maximum
-short stories (maximum of 2) under 1000 words
- creative non-fiction under 1000 words

The deadline for submissions is the 31st December 2011. Email all submissions to

Submission guidelines:

1. On the first page of your submission include: the title of your piece, your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, and the date on which your membership was paid and membership number.
2. Please write MAHUBE 2012 in the subject line of your email
3. Send as an attachment.
4. Submissions can be in English or Setswana.
5. Writing previously published in other countries is allowed. Please give the publishing history of the piece.
6. Only emailed, typed submissions will be allowed.

All submissions must be accompanied by a letter declaring that the submitted works are the original work of the author who retains the copyright. Simultaneous submissions are allowed.

All decisions regarding acceptances will be communicated by 1st February 2012. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Contributors whose work is published will receive one free copy of Mahube.

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