S. V. AGEMA’S ‘ONCE UPON A VILLAGE TALE’ MAKES ANA 2018 SHORTLIST

So, ladies and gentlemen, I was shortlisted for The ANA Prize for Children’s Literature for my book, Once upon a village tale! Yaaaaaay! The book is a collection of stories tied together by a running thread which is a father telling children these tales on a village night. The idea is to capture in book form some of the stories that I had been told as a child. We are growing so fast we have forgotten some of those fine tales which helped us grow. Those told us by our fathers and mothers. You should work towards getting one soon. I had so much fun working on it, since I got to sing and dance while ensuring the songs and stories inside would be lively enough to read to my target audience – children and those young at heart, everyone who wants to keep a piece of our culture.

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ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS (ANA) 2017 LITERARY PRIZES WINNERS

The ANA 2017 Literary Prize Winners were announced by one of the judges, Dr. Owojecho Omoha of the University of Abuja at the ANA Convention awards dinner on Saturday 28th October, 2017 held at Royal Choice Inn, Makurdi, Benue State. Only three categories (Drama, Poetry and Prose) were awarded out of the six contestable ANA … Continue reading ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS (ANA) 2017 LITERARY PRIZES WINNERS

ABUBAKAR ADAM IBRAHIM WINS THE 2016 NLNG PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

Okay, maybe you have heard it or you are hearing it here first. Check everywhere and make a shout for Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has won the $100,000 NLNG Prize for Literature for his novel, Season of Crimson Blossoms. Yaaaaay! He clinched the prize ahead of his literary twin, Elnathan John (with Born on a Tuesday) and Chika … Continue reading ABUBAKAR ADAM IBRAHIM WINS THE 2016 NLNG PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

ANA LITERARY PRIZES SHORT LIST 2016 ANNOUNCED

The Judges of the Association of Nigerian Authors Literary Prizes are pleased to release the short list for the 2015 ANA Prizes. The names and titles are listed below in no particular order.   ANA PROSE  FICTION PRIZE Avenger of Blood       –              Franklin Finecountry   2.   On the Bank of the River –     Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi … Continue reading ANA LITERARY PRIZES SHORT LIST 2016 ANNOUNCED

Call For Submissions: 2015 ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS Literary Prizes

For Release: April 7, 2015 The Association of Nigerian Authors [ANA] hereby announces a range of prizes for its 2015 literary competitions. These are: 1. ANA Prize for Poetry (published & unpublished) – N 100,000. 2. ANA Prize for Prose Fiction (published & unpublished) – N 100,000. 3. ANA Prize for Drama (published & unpublished) … Continue reading Call For Submissions: 2015 ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS Literary Prizes

EXCITING SHORT STORY COLLECTION: A BASKET OF TALES (A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES) (FREE FOR DOWNLOAD)

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In collaboration with the Association of Nigerian Authors (Benue State Chapter), it is our pleasure to release the collection of short stories, A Basket of Tales – Benue ANA Anthology… The collection is made of twenty-five exciting short stories from award winning, emerging and  intriguing writers including Unoma Azuah, Hyginus Ekwuazi,… Continue reading EXCITING SHORT STORY COLLECTION: A BASKET OF TALES (A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES) (FREE FOR DOWNLOAD)