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Naijastories Member Uche Okonkwo Wins Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

On February 23rd, Etisalat gave out the prizes for their inaugural fiction prizes. Naija Stories member, Uche Okonkwo received £1,000 for her flash fiction piece while Zimbabwean writer, NoViolet Bulawayo, won the £15,000 first book prize.

Noviolet who won for her book, We Need New Names, will also get to attend the Etisalat Fellowship at the prestigious University of East Anglia (and mentored by Giles Foden), have book tours to three African cities; and most importantly, get the chance to start work on her second book.

More pics from the event below…

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8 thoughts on “Naijastories Member Uche Okonkwo Wins Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize” by Admin (@ogaoga)

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    Nalongo (@Nalongo): Scribe - 12231 pts

    Congratulations.

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    Omoruyi Uyi Tony (@transformer): Newbie - 405 pts

    Kudos to ‘em…..quite encouraging

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    khadijahmuhammad (@khadijahmuhammad): Senior Scribe - 21929 pts

    congrats .

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    bunmiril (@bunmiril): Writer - 8484 pts

    Congratulations. More power to your elbow.

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    TUS (@Theo): Head Wordsmith - 44058 pts

    Wow! Congratulations to both of them.
    This is truly inspiring.

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    Sharon Salu (@SharonWrites): Head Wordsmith - 76076 pts

    Congratulations to Uche and NoViolet!

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    uzywhyte (@uzywhyte): Scribe - 19641 pts

    Congrats to them both

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    funpen (@funpen): Scribe - 11874 pts

    Wow, that is so nice. Congratulations for a job well done. Both of them.

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