The longlist for last week’s ANSA AWARDS FOR CREATIVE WRITING (SEPTEMBER 2019, Week 3) is shown below, in the respective categories:

ANSA Poet of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Victor Apata for his poem, Love triangle

2. Akinwole John Akintayo for his poem, Mirror on the wall

3. Abel Adive for his poem, Unholy matrimony

4. Ifeoma Ike for her poem, ‘Hell boy’

5. Isah Ibrahim for his poem, ‘Too late to apologize’

6. Sammy Okon for his poem, ‘Sinking ship’

7. Ogbonna Abigail for her poem, ‘Fading beauty’

ANSA Poetry Collabo of the Week Award

The nominees are:

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

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

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

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

ANSA Flash Fiction Writer of the Week Award

1. Adaeze Chukwu for her untitled entry

2. Ogbonna Abigail for her untitled entry

3. Owolabi Joel for his untitled entry

ANSA Short Story Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Kabiru Musa for his entry, Born to rule

2. Adaeze Chukwu for her entry, Juliana

3. Onyinyechi Eze for her entry, Striker

4. Joe Andrews for his entry, The tunnel

5. Rebecca Simpson for her entry, Shadows

6. Paul Okri for his entry, Another day

7. Dennis Jackson for her entry, My confession

8. Bisi Ayodele for her entry, The budget

9. Ebuka Okorie for his entry, The voice

ANSA Non-Fiction Writer of the Week Award

The nominees are:

1. Monica Brown for her entry, Love: Is it worth it?

2. Owen Peters for his entry, Temptations

3. Alexandria Wilde for her entry, Suicide is not an option

4. Adewale Ojo for his entry, Green card

5. Ebere Okorocha for her entry, Slay queens

Who gets our ANSA Medal of Honour?


The shortlist will be announced soonest.

Congrats to all nominees!


ANSA… for the love of writing

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