The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (SEPTEMBER 2019, Week 2) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Musa Oyiza Rahama for her poem, Whine and dine with a woman

2. Victor Apata for his poem, Puzzled

3. Victoria Ukpaka for her poem, We have friendship

4. Akinwole John Akintayo for his poem, Letter to self in verses

5. Alabi Muheez Ajibola Marquez for his poem, Ecclesiastes of a dying soldier

6. Israel Onoruoiza for his poem, We cared

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Precious Ndidi & Owolabi Joel for their poem, Devastated

2. Nathaniel Eleojo & Babatunde Phemmy for their poem, Grace to grass

3. Ifeoma Ike & Isah Ibrahim for their poem, Fallen Angel

4. Sammy Okon & Ogbonna Abigail for their poem, Dark days

5. Onome Mukoro & Efemena Akponana for their poem, Dark clouds

6. Abdul Isah & Mariam Mohammed for their poem, Hellish

7. Adaobi Okolo & Onyeka Chukwu for their poem, Crisis

8. Sammy Okon & Ogbonna Abigail for their poem, Fall from grace

9. Onome Mukoro & Efemena Akponana for their poem, Hottest seat in hell

10. Abdul Isah & Mariam Mohammed for their poem, What has happened to you?

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his entry, The scenario

2. Precious Oluwatobi Emmanuel for his entry, What have I done?

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his entry, Blood sisters

2. Akinwole John Akintayo for his entry, Best friends

3. Precious Oluwatobi Emmanuel for his entry, The problem

ANSA Quote of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Ganiyu Taofeek

2. Francis Wada

3. Victor Apata

ANSA Reporter of the Week Award

The nominees is:

Victor Apata

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Ganiyu Taofeek for his entry, Terrible days in South Africa

2. Victor Apata for his entry, Night

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