The threesixtyGh Writers Club Presents the #360WritersChallenge
Themed “Create Your Own Power”
On June 15th 2015 threesixtyGh.com launched the #360WritersChallenge to find the best fiction writers currently enrolled in a tertiary learning institution. The mission of the challenge was to help preserve and advance the literary works of Ghana with key emphasis on the country’s untold stories and little known/unexplored history. Also to encourage the youth to tell their own stories while acknowledging the talents of the students who are passionate about writing and creating meaningful content.
On Wednesday, 1st July at 11:59pm (submission deadline) we received a total of 59 submissions from students who believe in their writing ability and are eager to win some great prizes while telling our stories. The 59 submissions were carefully reviewed by readers from the Writers Project of Ghana. Of the 59 submissions the top 24 have been passed on to our judges who will select the top 3 winners. The winners of the #360WritersChallenge will be announce on Wednesday, 15th July at 11:59pm via threesixtyGh.com
Prizes To Be Awarded:
1st Place Winner
GHC 1,500 – Cash Prize
Phone with credit
1 free French session
2nd Place Winner
GHC 500– Cash Prize
Phone with credit
3rd Place Winner
GHC 250 – Cash Prize
*All 3 winners will appear on Citi 97.3FM on the Writers Project of Ghana show to share their content and experience. Also receive a Goodie bag (books, wristbands, stickers, pens), resource membership card for one year with access to multimedia library, assistance with writing and free 3-month creative space to build on writing talent. In addition to writing for www.threesixtygh.com.
Thank you to our sponsors and partners Stanbic Bank, Alliance Francaise, iSpace, Creo Concepts, Writers Project of Ghana.
Thank you to our judges Nana Akua Brew-Hammond, Deborah Lomotey, Kojo Dankwa.
Thank you to our readers Sonia Oklu, Awusi Makafui Quartey, Elizabeth Johnson, Benjamin Sam, Festus Dzorgbewu.