The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (August 2019, Week 3) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his poem, I am it

2. AJ Maverick for his poem, Unsung heroes

3. Victoria Ukpaka for her poem, Let us

4. Akinwole John Akintayo for his poem, My sublimity

5. Francis Wada for his poem, Tears of a compatriot

6. Israel Onoruoiza for his poem, Trust: For better for worse

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata & Victoria Ukpaka for their poem, Victory

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

3. Onome Mukoro & Efemena Akponana for their poem, Legends

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his entry, The heat of love

2. AJ Maverick for his entry, No greater love

3. Fatima Hassan for her entry, ‘My hellish story’

4. Owolabi Joel for his untitled entry

5. Sandra Miller for her entry, Nemesis

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Conspiracy

2. AJ Maverick for his entry, Lagos people

3. Akinwole John Akintayo for his entry, Wasiu’s resistance to two authorities

4. Victor Apata for his entry, Body shaming

5. Aminu Abdulmumeen for his entry, Journey to Mars

ANSA Children’s Literature Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his entry, Character

2. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Nana and Aunt Nissi

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominee is:

Victor Apata for his entry, Until you try

Who gets our ANSA Medal of Honour?

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The shortlist will be announced soonest.

Congrats to all nominees!

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ANSA… for the love of writing

ANSA Nigeria