OKIKE PRIZE FOR LITERATURE: POETRY, PROSE, DRAMA. DEADLINE 5 JUNE 2017

Are you a Nigerian student? Do you have a prose, drama or poetry work that is the best thing any man has ever created? Submit it today. More information below:

The Okike Prize for Literature is a new initiative based in Nigeria which seeks to reward literary excellence to Nigerian University students in three genres: poetry, prose and drama.

There is no particular theme for this submission call. So writers and visual arts are encouraged to be as creative as possible. Works of fiction should be submitted in Times New Roman, be double-spaced and not be more than 1,500 words. Poetry should be submitted in any style and theme but must not exceed 1,000 words.

Submission must be sent in as a word attachment or PDF, with a cover letter specifying University or campus of origin, level and contact details.

Okike is an Igbo word which means creator, though contextually, it means means creativity.

Submissions should be sent to : okikeprize@gmail.com

culled from: http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/okike-prize/

Miriam David

Miriam is a creative writer, short story blogger, editor and contributor on creativewritingnews.net . She is an alumnus of the great University of Benin, a philosopher and an aspiring author of best sellers to come. When she is not writing, she is either working, keeping up with social media trends,reading novels, listening to good music, seeing movies or dreaming up stories.

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