The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (June 2020, Week 4) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Jennifer Okorie for her poem, Second wave

2. Precious Ndidi for her poem, Economy over health?

3. Owolabi Joel for his poem, Dirty games

4. Nathaniel Eleojo for his poem, Thirty years after 

5. Babatunde Phemmy for his poem, Close shave

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Fatima Hassan for her entry, The deceit

2. Precious Owolabi for his entry, Race against time

3. Adama Okoacha for her entry, Doom’s day

4. Kabiru Musa for his entry, Winter is here

5. Adaeze Chukwu for her entry, The footpath

6. Onyinyechi Eze for her entry, The rich also cry

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Richard Mensah

2. Onyinyechi Eze

3. Adaeze Chukwu

4. Kabiru Musa

5. Precious Owolabi

6. Joy Omonigho

7. Vivian Omolade

Who gets our ANSA Medal of Honour?


The shortlist will be announced soonest.

Congrats to all nominees!


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