He urged the students to retrieve their childhood memories and to demonstrate the power of memory, Chinodya read a passage from his book Can We Talk and Other Stories.
The contest has the support of ILSA Principal Mrs. Tambo who said youths should make use of their creative talents.
Creative Director of Girl Child Creativity said that the deadline for submissions is on March 27 and students taking part in the Urban Colleges Writers Prize should pay $5.00 entry/contest fee.
He said the Prize is in three categories, that is, Form 1 to Form 3, Form 4 to Upper Six and tertiary institutions and contestants can either submit poetry, script/drama, short story or essay.
Chirasha also said the prizes include scholarships, internships, laptops, phones, books, educational trips and money.
For more information, contact Mbizo Chirasha on 0734332309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.