It is that time of the year again when the call for prizes ‘rain.’ Dear Nigerian writers everywhere, here is announcing The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA)’s call for submission to its 2022 literary competitions in eight categories:
- ANA Prize For Poetry (Published & Unpublished) – N 100,000
- ANA Prize For Prose Fiction (Published & Unpublished) – N 100,000
- ANA Prize For Drama (Published & Unpublished) – N 100,000
- ANA Prize For Children’s Literature- 7-13 Years Age Range (Published Works Only And Open To All Categories Of Authors) -N100,000
- ANA/ViviSam Prize for Children Poetry 7-15 Years Age Range (Published Works Only And Open To All Categories Of Authors) – N100,000
- ANA/Abubakar Gimba Prize For Fiction (Short Stories Collection-Published) – N200,000.
- ANA/Maria Ajima Prize For Literary Criticism (Focus On Criticism Of Emergent Nigerian Literature) – N100,000
- ANA/Jerry Agada Prize For Idoma Language Literature” (Published & Unpublished) – N150,000
Works entered should have been published between 2020 and 2022.
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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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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
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) literary prize in any category is a notable prize looked forward to by almost every Nigerian writer. While there have been quarrels over quality, judgments and things of the like – as with other prizes, it has remained one of the most prestigious prizes in the country. The judges … Continue reading ANA LITERARY PRIZES 2017: TITAN GAMES AND A REUNION OF SORTS
Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has postponed his visit to Benue for a reading and to see flood victims. The visit to Benue was scheduled for 12th and 13th of September, 2017. The laureate has been forced to reschedule his visit to a future date to circumstances beyond his control. The Association of Nigerian … Continue reading WOLE SOYINKA POSTPONES BENUE VISIT
I once learnt that the title to a piece of work is like an abstract, letting the consumer in on what the work is about. My head is still dancing around how the idea was begat that the title of this documentary should have anything to do with ‘dancing mask.’ Whoever thought up the idea … Continue reading Documentary Review: Dancing Mask: The ANA Story by Carl Terver
It is here again; the popular ANA Literary Prizes. For a time to claim serious bragging rights, join a league of awesome hall of famers (that I am a part of, whoop whoop!), here are the details that you should either pass along or use. Note that the time to act starts NOW! Okay, here … Continue reading 2017 ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS’ LITERARY PRIZES: CALL FOR ENTRIES
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
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
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