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The #ChallengeMe Contest For New Writers

NaijaStories is pleased to present an online writing contest in recognition of new writers. This contest aims to create awareness to upcoming writers who have joined NaijaStories of a new level of professionalism that the site requires. Writers through this contest are given opportunities to put fort their best work and effort. This contest should … Continue reading The #ChallengeMe Contest For New Writers

Naija Stories Science Fiction Contest – What If …

Naija Stories Science Fiction Contest – What If …

NaijaStories.com is pleased to announce another Online science Fiction writing contest titled “What if …” sponsored by Lulu Vongtau. The idea for this contest came up on the science fiction story, Enestera Chronicles by @nicolebassey in which she imagines, what if NS was a planet of writers, ruled by a Queen and administered by Councillors … Continue reading Naija Stories Science Fiction Contest – What If …

The Golden Baobab Prizes for African Children’s Literature

The Golden Baobab Prizes for African Children’s Literature

Established in 2008, the Golden Baobab Prize for Children’s Literature is a prestigious annual pan-African award for excellence in African children’s writing. The Golden Baobab awards three prizes annually to eligible African writers: the Golden Baobab Prize for Picture Book, the Golden Baobab Prize for Early Chapter Book, and the Golden Baobab Prize for Rising … Continue reading The Golden Baobab Prizes for African Children’s Literature

PREMIUM TIMES Centenary Essay Competition – N500,000 in Prizes

PREMIUM TIMES Centenary Essay Competition – N500,000 in Prizes

PREMIUM TIMES is inviting interested Nigerians to participate in an essay competition to commemorate the one century existence of the country since its amalgamation. The essay, titled ‘Visioning The Centenary,’ hopes to look at the remarkable journey Nigeria has taken from mere geographic expression of several hundred ethno-nations to a country in one hundred years. … Continue reading PREMIUM TIMES Centenary Essay Competition – N500,000 in Prizes

The Nigeria Prize for Literature, 2013 – Call For Entries (Poetry)

The Nigeria Prize for Literature, 2013 – Call For Entries (Poetry)

Entries are hereby invited for The Nigeria Prize for Literature. The yearly literary prize is endowed by Nigeria LNG Limited [NLNG] to honour the author of the best book by a Nigerian within the last four years. The prize rotates among four literary genres – prose fiction, poetry, drama and children’s literature. This year, the … Continue reading The Nigeria Prize for Literature, 2013 – Call For Entries (Poetry)

Call for entries: Commonwealth Book Prize

Call for entries: Commonwealth Book Prize

 Opening date: 24 October 2012 Closing date: Online entry forms must be submitted by Tuesday 18 December 2012 (12 noon GMT). Books must be received by the Prize Administrator no later than Wednesday 2 January 2013 (5pm GMT) No books will be considered for the prize if received after Wednesday 2 January 2013. Complete Entry Rules Frequently Asked … Continue reading Call for entries: Commonwealth Book Prize

Call for entries: Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Call for entries: Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Opening date: 24 October 2012 Closing date: Entries must be submitted via the online entry form by Tuesday 4 December 2012 (12 noon GMT) No entries will be considered if submitted after 4 December 2012 (12 noon GMT). Complete Entry Rules Frequently asked questions Submit Your Entry   1. About the Prize a. The Commonwealth Short Story … Continue reading Call for entries: Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Naija Stories Contest – Poems of the Everyday Nigeria

Naija Stories Contest – Poems of the Everyday Nigeria

NaijaStories.com is pleased to announce another online writing contest titled “Poems of Everyday Nigeria” in collaboration with Tola Odejayi. From time to time, the lives of we Nigerians are punctuated with dramatic and significant events. We fall in love, out of love, marry, divorce, celebrate a childbirth and grieve over a death. We may even be … Continue reading Naija Stories Contest – Poems of the Everyday Nigeria

New Books Nigeria Launches Review Competition

New Books Nigeria Launches Review Competition

New Books Nigeria has launched a book review competition for the best three reviews of Edible Bones.   To participate in this contest, simply buy your own copy of EDIBLE BONES, enjoy it, write a review of not more that 500 words afterwards and you stand a chance of winning a cash prize. · First … Continue reading New Books Nigeria Launches Review Competition

Touch of Spice Competition – And the Winners Are…

Touch of Spice Competition – And the Winners Are…

We want to say a big thank you to everyone who took part in this writing contest, and especially to Worldreader, the major sponsors. We also appreciate the time and effort on the part of the judges including the RWoWA members who brought their romance writing and publishing experience to bear in selecting the shortlist. … Continue reading Touch of Spice Competition – And the Winners Are…