The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (SEPTEMBER 2019, Week 1) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Idris AbdulRahman Omeiza for his poem, Ecobondagers

2. Yusuf Muyibat Avosuahi for her poem, Oh heaven

3. Musa Oyiza Rahama for her poem, Never walk alone

4. Victoria Ukpaka for her poem, Banished

5. Akinwole John Akintayo for his poem, To a waning beautiful giant

6. Anene Ebubechukwu Anthony for his poem, Give me my tomorrow today

7. AJ Maverick for his poem, In absentia

8. Shomade Abdulazeez for his poem, Dead again

9. Victor Apata for his poem, One day

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Idris Abdulrahman Omeiza & Daniel Ayodele for their poem, United we shall win

2. Victor Apata & Victoria Ukpaka for their poem, Hope

3. AJ Maverick & Akinwole John Akintayo for their poem, In dependence

4. Emmanuel Adefisayo & Anene Ebubechukwu Anthony for their poem, Humble pride

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. AJ Maverick for his entry, His volition

2. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Haze

3. Victor Apata for his entry, Haunted

4. Shomade Abdulazeez for his entry, The fridge or the pot

5. Precious Oluwatobi Emmanuel for her entry, Abobaku

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Idris AbdulRahman Omeiza for his entry, Rest in peace, Andy

2. Victoria Ukpaka for her entry, Not from here

3. Akinwole John Akintayo for his entry, Pay attention

4. Shomade Abdulazeez for his entry, Of forbidden magic and open secret

5. Victor Apata for his entry, The one I want

6. Precious Oluwatobi Emmanuel for her entry, Loop

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Shomade Abdulazeez for his entry, What makes Lagos

2. Akinwole John Akintayo for his entry, Bravery

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