The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (August 2019, Week 4) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Anene Ebubechukwu Anthony for his poem, Always and forever

2. Israel Onoruoiza for his poem, In silence we die

3. Victor Apata for his poem, Social media

4. Victoria Ukpaka for her poem, My place

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata & Victoria Ukpaka for their poem, The pain of love

2. Nathaniel & Babatunde Phemmy for their poem, Bottomline

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

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Aminu Abdulmumeen for his entry, Slay queen

2. Ovie Joshua for his entry, ‘February 23’

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

4. Owolabi Joel for his untitled entry

5. Sandra Miller for her entry, Nemesis

6. Sarah Okolo for her entry, April 9

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Surreal

2. Victor Apata for his entry, Not my wish

3. Kabiru Musa for his entry, Born to rule

4. Adaeze Chukwu for her entry, Juliana

5. Onyinyechi Eze for her entry, Striker

6. Joe Andrews for his entry, The tunnel

7. Rebecca Simpson for her entry, Shadows

8. Paul Okri for his entry, Another day

9. Dennisa Odili for her entry, My confession

10. Bisi Ayodele for her entry, The budget

11. Ebuka Okorie for his entry, The voice

ANSA Children’s Literature Writer of the Week Award

The nominee is:

Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, I lost my childhood today

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka

2. Victor Apata

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, The menace of paedophilia

2. Victor Apata for his entry, Love

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