Here is an opportunity for writers.The FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices awards recognize the most inventive and creative fiction writers, film-makers and artists from emerging market countries in Africa and the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America or the Caribbean.
Open to nationals or passport holders of these countries, panels of distinguished judges give awards to the best creators of published fiction in English or English translation in Asia-Pacific, the top film-makers in Latin America and the most accomplished artists in a variety of media in Africa and the Middle East.
Finalists will be flown to attend a gala awards ceremony taking place at the New York Public Library on 26 September 2016.The winner in each category will receive a prize award of $40,000 and will be featured in a post
event magazine and videos profiled on ft.com.
Shortlisted runners up will also receive $5,000.
For more details on eligibility and how to apply please click on the links below.