FITRAH REVIEW is pleased to announce the 3rd Edition of her writing contests which is divided into three categories as follows:
~Whispering Crescent Poetry Prize
~Whispering Crescent Short Story Prize
~Whispering Crescent Essay Prize
We invite the Muslim populace to submit to any of the three categories. That is, an entrant can only submit to only one category. Previous First Prize winners can no longer enter into the category they won.
•Cash Prize Of N20,000, N10,000 and N5000 shall be awarded to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prize Winners respectively in each category
•Certificate Of Excellence will be issued to the Winners and Runner-ups
•The Winners, The Runner-ups And The Honourable Mention Prize shall be published in an Anthology
The theme is expected to be based on any context around the Qur’an & Hadith. As such, entrants are to write an essay, a flash fiction or a poem around a Qur’anic verse or a Hadith of their choice which they find inspiring.
- Entry should be in a Microsoft Word document, any font style and size of your choice (size 12 preferred).
- Do not include your name or other personal information in the document. Thus, write your Full Name, a short Bio, the Hadith or Qur’an verse that inspired your writing and source of the Hadith/Qur’an verse in the body of the mail only.
- The length of your essay & flash fiction should be above 300 words but not more than 1000 words. Maximum of 30 lines of poem (title inclusive) and not less than 14 lines.
- Send your entry via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your mail subject should read the category you are entering for.
Entry closes by Ramadan 22nd, 1442AH equivalent to May 4th, 2021.
Winners will in shaa Allah be announced on the day of Eid on our website & social media pages.
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FITRAH REVIEW TEAM