First Prize Winner – $50 and 3 Free books + Review of Entry – CHIKA WINIFRED ENEANYA ________ Second Place runners-up – 2 Free Books each + Review of their contest entry – Tesiro Dore – Remi Roy – Addy Bardust – Aizehi _______ Third Place Consolation Prizes – 2 Free Books each – Augustine Ogwo … Continue reading Winners!
Thanks once again to all those that took part in the My Best Nigerian Book writing contest. The entries for the competition are now closed. Twenty-five entries were received featuring no less than fifteen Nigerian Books, including Elechi Amadi’s The Concubine, Buchi Emecheta’s Joys of Motherhood, Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple … Continue reading Second Round – My Best Nigerian Book Contest
By Sheriff Shittu WEBTRENDSNG.COM Talking about intellectual stuffs, Nigerians are not left out even though entertainment seems to be getting young people’s attention these days. With the services offered on naijastories.com, it will definitely address interest in literary stuff and make online time more productive for young people. Naijastories.com is “an avenue for readers to … Continue reading A Nigerian Social Network For Readers And Writers
NaijaStories.com, in partnership with Farafina Books, Cassava Republic and Dada Books, is pleased to announce another online writing contest titled “My Best Nigerian Book”. The purpose in running this particular contest is to encourage and inspire everyone to read more Nigerian books. Our Partners are publishers in the business of making available and promoting books written … Continue reading My Best Nigerian Book Contest
This is formally inform everyone that the A Heart to Mend Nigerian Launch Contest, has been cancelled. The delay in putting out this announcement was because the Naija Stories team sent the entries to an external person for a second opinion. What was determined within the time frame advertised for the contest was that none … Continue reading Fresh Start Contest – UPDATE
Kwani Trust invites you to submit short stories of between 3000- 8000 words, that focus on Africa and the experiences of African people, with a particular focus on Africans born after 1978. The theme of the call out is ‘The Africa I Live In’. Published authors will be paid a fee of $100. If you … Continue reading Call for Short Story
INSPIRATION FOR CHANGE A series of life-transforming events inspired by the novel, ‘Egg-Larva-Pupa-Woman!’ Egg-Larva-Pupa-Woman is a novel by Nigerian Author Ogoo Ogbata. Synopsis “Despite the diversity and dynamism of African literature, there has been a need for a literary novel that would commemorate the love, courage, creativity and entrepreneurial instincts of the African woman whilst … Continue reading Egg-Larva-Pupa-Woman – Inspiration for change.
For a Publication on: UNITY IN DIVERSITY: DIVERSITY IS POSITIVE FOR NIGERIA The Heinrich Böll Stiftung is a German political foundation, affiliated to the Green Party Germany. The Foundation is engaged in civic education worldwide with 28 offices. The Foundation was named after the writer Heinrich Böll (1917-1985) who was awarded the Nobel Prize for … Continue reading Call for Essays/Short Stories and Photographs
The 3rd edition of Fidelity Bank’s International Creative Writing Workshop will be hosted by multiple award-winning novelist, Helon Habila, in Abuja from Friday July 16 – Thursday July 22, 2010. Habila will be supported by Canada’sMadeleine Thien, a prize winning novelist whose book, Certainty, has been translated into 16 languages worldwide and Jamaican-born Colin Channer, author of … Continue reading Call for entries/ Essay Contests
Reading Bridges Fellowship The fellowship is designed to support young upcoming writers, to horn their skills. In short, if you want to get better at your writing, apply! It is also an opportunity to connect with established writers and gain access to resources necessary to build your career as a writer. Eligibility You are eligible, … Continue reading Reading Bridges Fellowship