The Guyana Annual launches new contests for 2018 edition

-photography, journalism, oil and gas among categories

(From left): Members of The Guyana Annual 2018 Committee of Management, Danielle Swain, Petamber Persaud, Shamshun Mohamed and Allan Fenty, hold up past editions of the magazine.

The Guyana Annual has reintroduced contests for the content that will be featured in its 2018 edition, which will include new Photography, Journalism, Cartoon, Drama and Oil and Gas categories.

The announcement was made during a press briefing on Friday at Guyenterprise, which is responsible for the magazine’s publication.

With the new additions, the publishers are seeking entries in 11 categories.

In addition to the Open Short Story, the Junior Short Story, the Open Poetry and the Junior Poetry categories, the 2018 edition will also inaugurate the conferral of awards, named after individuals who have had a great amount of influence on the arts locally, in six categories: the Sheila King Award for Short Stories for Children, the Bobby Fernandes Award for Photography, the Stephanie Correia Award for Fine Arts, the David de Caires Prize for Journalism, the Hawley Harris Prize for Cartooning and the Bertram Charles Prize for Drama…..

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