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

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Yusuf Muyibat Avosuahi for her poem, Ihima

2. Samuel Junior Irusota for his poem, A food dance for you Mama

3. Israel Onoruoiza for his poem, The cook

4. Atuanya John for his poem, What if

5. Thessy Shaibu for her poem, My lover

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Ogbonna Abigail for her entry, Fear of the enemy

2. Owolabi Joel for his entry, The foreigner

3. Jennifer Okorie for her entry, External affairs

4. Sandra Miller for her entry, The future

5. Sarah Okolo for her entry, The spirits

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Thessy Shaibu for her entry, The monster within

2. Adaeze Chukwu for her entry, Christmas lift

3. Joe Andrews for his entry, Boxing Day

4. Rebecca Simpson for her entry, 2019

5. Paul Okri for his entry, ANSA’s empire

6. Dennis Jackson for her entry, Hope

ANSA Children’s Literature Writer of the Week Award

The nominee is:

Thessy Shaibu for her entry, Phoenix

ANSA Playwright of the Week Award

The nominee is:

Thessy Shaibu for her entry, Queen Indidi Ama

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Thessy Shaibu

2. Samuel Junior Irusota

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his entry, Save for tomorrow

2. Onome Philips for her entry, End of days

3. Pamela Okeke for her entry, Another decade

4. Anita Okorie for her entry, End of an era

5. Adewale Ojo for his entry, Christmas spirit

6. Ebere Okorocha for her entry, New year beckons

7. Theresa Mukoro for her entry, Dramatis personae

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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