The Prestigious Nigerian Writers Awards is here again; a platform organized to reward excellence, network and celebrate Nigerian Writers of different genres from literature, journalism entertainment and arts also reaching wide to Nigerian writers in the diaspora. It is the first of its kind awards to reward writers of different genres and writers’ supportive brands. Following the successes of the first and second editions, the Nigerian Writers Awards opens nomination for the third edition.
The award will consider nominations of writers who have proven their worth and commitment in writing. Entries will be received from individuals, private sectors, civil society or government, and will be rewarded based on Originality, Creativity, and Message delivery.
The third edition will consider nomination for activities in the following period under review: March 2016- June 2017.
Categories includes; Business writer of the year, Entertainment writer, Feature writer, Blogger of the year, Literary blogger, Health writer, Sports writer, Script writer, Poetry writer, Spoken Word, Poetry Promoter, Campus writer, Fiction writer, Non-fiction writer, Faith-based writer, Romance writer, Diaspora Writer, Child/teenage writer, Young writer of the year, Writer of the year, Media House of the year (TV/Radio/Print) and Writers’ Most Supportive Brand of the year.
Nomination will run through from 24th of August 2017 – 20th of October 2017; there will be pre-selection after the deadline of nominations and nominee list will be released in December 2017.
The announcement of the winners will be at the grand event which will hold in March 2018 in Nigeria.
HOW TO NOMINATE:
i. Send a brief about the Nominee.
ii. The Nominee’s Work. (Web Links or Reviews) For Journalism Categories (send web links of published works, stories, features etc. Maximum of 3 links). For Published Books (Send a Review of the Book(s) not more than 850 words and where the book(s) can be gotten-Online or Bookstores).
iii. Nominee Contact details if possible (Social Networks, Email or Telephone contact-To receive notification of nomination, event details and other necessary information).
Send entries to email@example.com NB: All works must fall between March 2016- June 2017. For more information log on to http://www.nwaward.com; if you are experiencing any difficulty, or for further inquiry or Support/Sponsorship/Media partnership, contact +2348069090340, +2349090333976 email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.