The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (OCTOBER 2020, Week 2) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Segun Eyitayo for his entry, Emote

2. Precious Ndidi for her poem, Second stream

3. Nathaniel Eleojo for his poem, Side hustle 

4. Babatunde Phemmy for his poem, If tomorrow comes 

5. Ifeoma Ike for her poem, Ghosting

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Jennifer Okorie for her poem, The escort

2. Ovie Joshua for his entry, The teenager

3. Fatima Hassan for her entry, Through my eyes 

4. Adaeze Chukwu for her untitled entry

5. Ogbonna Abigail for her untitled entry

6. Owolabi Joel for his untitled entry

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Kabiru Musa

2. Fatima Hassan

3. Jennifer Okorie

4. Babatunde Phemmy

5. Owolabi Joel

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

1. Monica Brown for her entry, Nothing to declare 

2. Owolabi Joel for his entry, The dangers of living a fake life

3. Alexandria Wilde for her entry, Bringing out the lion in you

4. Adewale Ojo for his entry, SARS: The brutal police force

5. Ebere Okorocha for her entry, Why Nigeria totally lost it

Who gets our ANSA Medal of Honour?


The shortlist will be announced soonest.

Congrats to all nominees!


ANSA… for the love of writing