We are pleased to announce our maiden short story competition for our‘Rainbow Writers’ Award’. This exercise seeks to discover, nurture and promote emerging young writers, in Africa. The competition is in three categories: Sub-junior (7 – 9 years), Junior (10 – 12years) and Senior (13-16years).  The best twelve (12) stories, in each category, will be published in an anthology. Several public and private schools in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt are taking part in this competition which is sponsored by the Shell Petroleum Development Company. Judges are Polly Alakija, Titi Horsefall and, tentatively, Chimeka Garricks. Winners will be awarded on World Book and Copyright Day 2019.