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HomeCall for Applications Global Black Women’s Non-Fiction Manuscript Prize 2024

 Global Black Women’s Non-Fiction Manuscript Prize 2024

Application Deadline: June 30th 2024. 

Applications are now open for the 2024 Global Black Women’s Non-Fiction Manuscript Prize. As part of its mission as a global Black publishing house connecting Africa and the African diaspora, Cassava Republic Press’s is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural $20,000 Global Black Women’s Non-Fiction Manuscript Prize dedicated to exceptional works by Black women (cis, trans and genderqueer). The prize represents a first in the world of Black women’s letters, not only by virtue of its global scope, but also its non-fiction focus, and its generous prize value. The mission is to publish emerging and established Black women writers and thinkers from across the world, focusing on critical ideas across time and space.


  • – The Prize is looking to publish and champion Black women writers who bridge the gap between “creativity” and “theory” with work that is both rigorous and beautiful, creative and thoughtful.
  • The manuscript prize is open to Black women writers aged 18 and over living anywhere in the worl

The Prize

  • The winner of the Global Black Women’s Non-Fiction Manuscript Prize will receive a $20,000 advance and a publishing contract with Cassava Republic Press.  
  • Two runner-up writers will each receive a $5000 advance and publication by Cassava Republic Press bringing the total prize value up to $30,000.

More Info:  Global Black Women’s Non-Fiction Manuscript Prize 



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