The shortlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (August 2019, Week 2) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Maymunah Kadiri for her poem, Duffel bags

2. Victoria Ukpaka for her poem, Inside life

3. Israel Onoruoiza for his poem, Discrimination in Africa

4. Victor Apata for his poem, Garri

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata & Victoria Ukpaka for their poem, Pain & loss

2. Nathaniel Eleojo & Babatunde Phemmy for their poem, Primrose

3. Ifeoma Ike & Isah Ibrahim for their poem, Tradermoney

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Hello

2. Aminu Abdulmumeen for his entry, Toxins

3. Victor Apata for his entry, For love

ANSA Children’s Literature Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Horror

2. Victor Apata for his entry, You can

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Inclusive and accessible education in Nigeria

2. Victor Apata for his entry, The tongue

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her quote, Discipline is vital to achieving our set goals. Discipline does not happen by chance but by taking intentional actions.

2. Victor Apata for his quote, “Failure doesn’t mean it is over, it only means that you are close to achieving success if only you will try one more time.”

Who gets our ANSA Medal of Honour?

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The winners will be announced shortly.

Congrats to all nominees!

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ANSA… for the love of writing

ANSA Nigeria