Call for Submissions – Anthologies By The Society of Young Nigerian Writers

Call for Submissions – Anthologies By The Society of Young Nigerian Writers

Voices of Freedom: Anthology of Poems to Mark Nigeria’s Independence

The Society of Young Nigerian Writers is calling for submissions from young Nigerian poets residing in Nigeria and outside for Rhythms of Truth: An Anthology of Poems to Mark Nigeria @ 53 Independence which will also be dedicated to Prof. Kofi Awoonor who recently lost his life during a terrorists attack in Kenya.

SYNW Members and intending members are to compose poems of 40 lines to 60 lines on any topical issues ranging from politics, religion, corruption, terrorism, bad economy, bad governance, stealing, kidnapping, raping etc.

 

The scope of this project is to sample the opinions of Young Nigerian Poets residing within and outside Nigeria on the level of progress and failures recorded by our leaders after fifty three years of independent.
ELIGIBILITY:

Language Medium – English, Hausa and Igbo
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, telephone number and a sentence of not more than 50 words describing the poem
Permission to publish your work among the shortlisted entries
Any signs of plagiarism may disqualify the contestant
Deadline for Submission: November 3rd, 2013.
Only shortlisted entries will be published.
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
CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: call Wole Adedoyin (National President) at +23472673852

For submissions: societyofyoungnigerianwriters@gmail.com

Website: http://societyofyoungnigerianwriters.wordpress.com

 

  Eid-el-Kabir Melodies: Anthology of Poems in collaboration and commemoration of 2013 Eid-el-Kabir. 

 

The Society of Young Nigerian Writers is calling for submissions from young Nigerian poets residing in Nigeria and outside for Eid-el-Kabir Melodies: Anthology of Poems in collaboration and commemoration of 2013 Eid-el-Kabir. It is also a platform for Muslim Poets to showcase their poetic description of 2013 Eid-el-Kabir Festival which seeks to Unite and bring  cooperation among the Muslim folks in Nigeria. This edition is dedicated to the Late Dr. Lateef Adegbite – (1933-2012) Secretary General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
ELIGIBILITY:

  • Language Medium – English, Hausa and Igbo
  • 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, telephone number and a sentence of not more than 50 words describing the poem
  • Permission to publish your work among the shortlisted entries
  • Any signs of plagiarism may disqualify the contestant
  • Deadline for Submission: November 16, 2013.
  • Only shortlisted entries will be published.

BENEFITS:

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

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: call Wole Adedoyin (National President) at +23472673852

For submissions: societyofyoungnigerianwriters@gmail.com

Website: http://societyofyoungnigerianwriters.wordpress.com

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Call for Submissions – Anthologies By The Society of Young Nigerian Writers” by Society of Young Nigerian Writers (@wolex)

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    lactoo (@louis): Writer - 8951 pts

    Good! My post is sure coming up.

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    khadijahmuhammad (@khadijahmuhammad): Senior Scribe - 21715 pts

    This is great but writing poems only on the sad state of Nigeria will give rise to a depressing poetry collection.

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    igbor clemency (@clemency): Senior Scribe - 23604 pts

    Can previously published poems be submitted?

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    Chime221 (@Chime221): Scribe - 12050 pts

    Thanks for sharing…
    And I asked the same question as Clemency…

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