KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: AND THE LONGLIST OF ENTRIES ARE…

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: AND THE LONGLIST OF ENTRIES ARE…

Post-deadline for the submission of entries, which was on December 30 2020, and after working through the acceptance of the entries whose submissions met the guidelines and whose storytelling followed the theme, the judges returned with their favorite entries, from which the long-list of twenty-one stories/poems were picked.

To protect the identities of the people whose entries have been picked, only the titles of the stories are going to be posted.

In no particular order, the longlisted twenty-one entries are:

1. In Praise Of Open Doors

 

2. Of All The Things To Be

 

3. Diary of a Gay Teen

 

4. Diaries of a Queer Mind

 

5. The Man In A Gown

 

6. Where Happiness Is All That Matters

 

7. Let Me Be

 

8. The Demons You Name

 

9. The One Who Lived

 

10. Years Apart

 

11. Stages in Colour

 

12. Clandestine Actions

 

13. Living By Me

 

14. Live At Last

 

15. For The Ones That Shine Briefly

 

16. More Than The Nothing We Are

 

17. Down The Memory Lane

 

18. All Bright and Beautiful

 

19. Brave

 

20. Not At The War Front

 

21. Because Here, Memories Are Confused Beings

From this long-list, the shortlisted entries will be announced on Monday, January 18.

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  1. Tony
    January 11, 09:20 Reply

    Congratulations to everyone. I wish we can know the total entries gotten.

    • Pink Panther
      January 11, 09:22 Reply

      It is our hope to combine the total entries into a collection of short stories that will be available to the community.

      • Tony
        January 11, 13:21 Reply

        I actually meant like total entries gotten. Like a lot of competitions say the total entries they get. I want to know how competitive this was.

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