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FIRST PRIZE WINNER- CREATIVE WINGS SHORT STORY PRIZE 2012

To mark the closing of 2012’s Edition of CreativeWings Short Story Prize, the top two winning stories shall be published HERE. Waiting and Hoping by Efembe Eke will be published today. And the second story will be published on Wednesday. i hope you enjoy reading the stories. You can leave your comments as well. Congratulations … Continue reading

Chika Unigwe talks to ElNathan

The NLNG award winner gives an exclusive interview to Daily Times’ ElNathan John Chika Unigwe’s novel, On Black Sisters Street, was on Thursday November 1, announced as winner of the $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Literature, the biggest prize for literature in Africa. She gave me her very first interview as winner of the prize. So … Continue reading

‘On Black Sisters Street’ Wins NLNG prize

The Nigeria Prize for literature has just announced the winner of its 2012 prize: “On Black Sister’s Street” by Chika Unigwe. The prize is one of Nigeria’s leading prizes for literature and has a cash value of US$100, 000. Unigwe emerged from a field of over 214 entries, the largest number received since the prize … Continue reading

INTRODUCING: Nothing Comes Close by Tolulope Popoola

Accomplish Press is pleased to announce the official publication of Nothing Comes Close, a debut novel by Tolulope Popoola. The story is a compelling tale of the struggle to preserve love in the midst of daunting challenges. Nothing Comes Close is set in London, Milton Keynes and Lagos, with a cast of intriguing characters that … Continue reading

AndWeWereHungry’s Flying Elephants Short Story Prize (International)

AndWeWereHungry has launched the inaugural edition of its short story competition. First Prize $2,000 Second Prize; $1,000; Third Prize $750; Fourth Prize $500 Fifth Prize $500; Sixth Prize $250]

THE CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CEAN) CALLS FOR ENTRIES FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY AWARDS.

In 2011, the Creative Entrepreneurs Association sought to reward Initiative, Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship across the creative industries, recognising the central role they play in the

Winners emerge for In-Short film festival 2012

The second edition of the Victor Okhai-led In-Short International Film Festival 2012 was recently concluded with winners emerging in various categories.

CHINESE WRITE MO YAN WINS NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE FOR ‘HALLUCINATORY REALISM’

Novelist Mo Yan, whose popular, sprawling, bawdy tales bring to life rural China, won the Nobel Prize for literature Thursday, the first time the award has been given to a Chinese who is not a critic of the authoritarian government. Official media and many Chinese cheered his selection. The Swedish Academy in Stockholm, which selects … Continue reading

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