Call for Submission – VOICES OF FREEDOM

Call for Submission – VOICES OF FREEDOM

Members are to compose poems of 30 lines to 50 lines

SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS

Call for Submission

VOICES OF FREEDOM

(AN ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS TO MARK NIGERIA @ 51 INDEPENDENCE)

FOR YOUNG POETS RESIDING IN NIGERIA ONLY

Poetry on any of the following fathers of Nigerian Independence:

  • Sir Ahmadu Bello
  • Obafemi Awolowo
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe
  • Tafawa Balewa
  • Anthony Enahoro

The idea behind this project is to celebrate and honour our patriots who fought  bravely and altruistically for our freedom from the white masters (Colonial Masters). Negritudinal, Certitudinal and Tigritudinal Young Nigerian Poets are invited to submit entries on the above listed Nationalists.

Aims of the Project

  • To celebrate and honour the above mentioned Nigerian Nationalists and Patriots.
  • To highlight the importance and role of Independence in the history of Nigeria.
  • To discover new literary talents.
  • To produce an anthology (Only in E-Book Format).

Eligibility

  • Language Medium – English
  • Poetry Type – Any.
  • Participants should be between the ages of 10 and 35.
  • Poems should be between the minimum of 10 lines and maximum of 50 lines.
  • Entrants should include the followings alongside their works –State, Age, Location, Short Profile, Where you heard about the Call for Entries, Tel. No. and A Sentence of not more than 50 words describing the poem.
  • Permission to publish your work among the shortlisted entries.
  • All entries must be submitted to: societyofyoungnigerianwriters@gmail.com latest by October 31st, 2012.
  • Any signs of plagiarism may disqualify the contestant.

Benefits

  • Award of Certificate of Participation to all entrants
  • Award of Certificate of Excellence to all shortlisted entrants
  • All shortlisted poems will be published (Printed and E-book format).
  • Automatic Membership into the Society of Young Nigerian Writers

For More information, please contact:

Wole Adedoyin – SYNW (+23472673852)

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6 thoughts on “Call for Submission – VOICES OF FREEDOM” by Society of Young Nigerian Writers (@wolex)

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    kaycee (@kaycee): Head Wordsmith - 150986 pts

    Nigeria @51?

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      Jefsaraurmax (@jefsaraurmax): Scribe - 13993 pts

      Good one!Maybe someone should tell them! :-)

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    sambright (@sambrightomo): Head Wordsmith - 99066 pts

    Nigeria @ 51 ought to read Nigeria @ 52.

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    sassystel (@ibagere): Scribe - 10325 pts

    If they are this sloppy with the advert…hope we will not witness sloppy winners… Am just saying…

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    uchechukwu obiakor (@uchechukwu1): Scribe - 19057 pts

    Same mistake on Facebook.Nigeria @51.Are we progressing or going backward?

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      Seun-Odukoya (@Seun-Odukoya): Head Wordsmith - 104540 pts

      Stagnant is more like it.

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