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

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his poem, My gold

2. Kolade Olawale Kabir Àdèlé for his poem, Boda! Boda!! Boda!!!

3. Anene Ebubechukwu Anthony for his poem, Unanswered questions?

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Vivian Omolade & Joy Omonigho for their poem, Corona

2. Efe Andrews & Emmanuella Okon for their poem, City of angels

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his entry, Love triangle

2. Anene Ebubechukwu Anthony for his entry, Makanaki

3. Emmanuella Okon for her entry, Viral weaponry 

4. Chuka Nwosu for his entry, The Chinese and the bat

5. Fatima Hassan for her entry, The conspiracy 

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Precious Owolabi for his entry, Race against time

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

3. Kabiru Musa for his entry, Winter is here

4. Adaeze Chukwu for her entry, The footpath 

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

ANSA Children’s Literature Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Joe Andrews for his entry, The polar bear

2. Richard Mensah for his entry, Outer space

3. Rebecca Simpson for her entry, Soldier ants

4. Joy Omonigho for her entry, Black ranger

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Rebecca Simpson

2. Onyinyechi Eze

3. Adaeze Chukwu

4. Kabiru Musa

5. Precious Owolabi

6. Joy Omonigho

7. Vivian Omolade

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Onome Philips for her entry, Clueless leadership 

2. Jennifer Okorie for her entry, COVID-19 and you

3. Pamela Okeke for her entry, Has Nigeria responded to the pandemic?

4. Anita Okorie for her entry, Corona: A weapon of mass destruction 

5. Adewale Ojo for his entry, COVID-19: Does social distancing and isolation work for Africans?

6. Ebere Okorocha for her entry, Poverty is worse than death 

7. Theresa Mukoro for her entry, Die another day 

Who gets our ANSA Medal of Honour?🏆🥇🥈🥉🏅🎖🏵🎗

The shortlist will be announced soonest.

Congrats to all nominees!

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