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Naijastories.com was created to connect readers to Nigerian writers online, providing an avenue for networking and critique. We really hope you enjoy reading their stories and are inspired to be more creative and productive. You can register to be part of this site and our community. The administrators will be regularly sharing stories, writing news and opportunities, contests and announcements.

Longlist For The NS Publishing Writing Contest

NS Publishing is delighted to announce a longlist of 20 out of the total of 37 titles received in the call for manuscripts. They are as followa : Navy Boy Memoirs by Okwuje Israel Chukwuemeka Matchsticks by Daniel Okoli There Is an Empty Space Here by Nmadiuto Uche Mind over Matter by Oluwatobi Ogundiran Mistakes … Continue reading Longlist For The NS Publishing Writing Contest

Call for Submission of Manuscripts – NS Publishing

NS Publishing Ltd is having a writing contest! To celebrate our first batch of ten books and also make up our next 10, we are calling for manuscripts from members of Naijastories.com and beyond. All authors who submit manuscripts of between 15,000 to 40,000 words between March 3rd and 31st, 2014 will be entered for … Continue reading Call for Submission of Manuscripts – NS Publishing

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 … Continue reading Naijastories Member Uche Okonkwo Wins Etisalat Flash Fiction Prize

Report of the Naija Stories Book Launch

On Sunday, 26th of January 2014, NS Publishing Limited in collaboration with the British Council launched 14 of their branded Naija Stories fiction books into the market. Published over the past two months, 10 of the books are collections of short stories from the highly popular website, www.naijastories.com, and the other four are Myne Whitman’s … Continue reading Report of the Naija Stories Book Launch

Win $1200 in The Writer Competition 2014

The Writer Competition is an online ‘reality’ writing competition created by First Bank of Nigeria plc. and popular online art and opinion magazine, www.thenakedconvos.com. The competition, now in its third year promises to be even bigger. Just like the first two season, contestants will be given a topic or theme to write on each week … Continue reading Win $1200 in The Writer Competition 2014

The Naija Stories Book Launch – Hosted By NS Publishing

Hello All, INVITATION TO THE NAIJA STORIES BOOK LAUNCH HOSTED BY NS PUBLISHING LIMITED AND THE BRITISH COUNCIL NS Publishing Limited in collaboration with the British Council is pleased to invite you to the launch of our branded Naija Stories fiction books. There will be 14 titles premiered on that day, 10 of which are … Continue reading The Naija Stories Book Launch – Hosted By NS Publishing

Naija Stories – Now a Series Imprint of NS Publishing Ltd

Thanks to all those who responded to our call for volunteers in Lagos (click HERE). We still need more. Please contact admin@naijastories.com for more details. For those outside Lagos, below is our press release and we’d be very grateful if you can republish and share on your blogs, facebook, twitter, newsletters and more. Thank you! … Continue reading Naija Stories – Now a Series Imprint of NS Publishing Ltd

Naija Stories Needs YOU! Calling all Members in Lagos and Nearby!

Do you want to make a difference for Naija Stories? Have you thought about being a volunteer? Is your name on any of the book covers above? Do you live in Lagos or nearby? Will you be spending some time in Lagos in the next two months? Naija Stories needs YOU! So we’ve gone and … Continue reading Naija Stories Needs YOU! Calling all Members in Lagos and Nearby!

Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops

Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops

The Writivism 2014 workshops will be held on the 8th of February 2014, simultaneously in five different African cities. The one-day workshops are planned for Abuja, Harare, Kampala, Nairobi and Cape Town. Applicants will attend workshops in the cities closest to their residence. The Abuja workshop will be facilitated by Ukamaka Olisakwe, Kampala; Beatrice Lamwaka, … Continue reading Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops

The Nigerian Writers Series – Call For Submission of Manuscripts

Deadline: 15 November 2013 The Association of Nigerian Authors hereby calls for submissions for its new publishing intervention, the Nigerian Writers Series. It would be recalled that the Association received a grant of N10,0000,000 from the Chief Servant of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, forthe purpose. The Nigerian Writers Series will be modelled as … Continue reading The Nigerian Writers Series – Call For Submission of Manuscripts

Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend This Writers Workshop!

Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend This Writers Workshop!

As part of the 15th Lagos Book & Art Festival the British Council is running a workshop for aspiring writers looking to get published. The workshop will be facilitated by Ms Sarah Odedina Managing Director of the UK Children’s publishing house Hot Key Books. Sarah has worked in some of the major UK publishing houses … Continue reading Looking To Get Published? Apply Now To Attend This Writers Workshop!

2013 Golden Baobab Prizes Longlist Announced – NS Member Shortlisted

2013 Golden Baobab Prizes Longlist Announced – NS Member Shortlisted

The 2013 Golden Baobab Prize longlist has been announced. The prize, celebrating its 5th year, was set up to inspire the creation of enthralling African children’s stories. Golden Baobab offers three prizes: The Golden Baobab Prize for Picture Books, The Golden Baobab Prize for Early Chapter Books and The Golden Baobab Prize for Rising Writers. … Continue reading 2013 Golden Baobab Prizes Longlist Announced – NS Member Shortlisted