SHORTLISTS OF ANA LITERARY PRIZES 2018

October 06, 2018

SHORTLISTS OF ANA LITERARY PRIZES 2018

The Judges of the Association of Nigerian Authors Literary Prizes are pleased to release the shortlist for the 2018 ANA Prizes. The names and titles are listed below in no particular order.

 

ANA PROSE FICTION PRIZE

  1. The Beginning of Everything Colourful- Onyeka Nwelue
  2. Hang No Clothes Here- Bolaji Olatunde,
  3. The Longest Trial- Uchenna Eze,
  4. Absolution- Oreva Ode-Irri,
  5. The Return of Half-Something- Chukwudi Eze

   ANA DRAMA PRIZE

  1. Teeth set on Edge - Akin Bello
  2. Brother - Achalugo Ezekobe
  3. Guerilla Post – Obari Gomba
  4. Saint Ojedi - Amechi Chiedu Obumse

ANA POETRY PRIZE

1.The Poet of Dust - Umar Abubakar Sidi

  1. The Lagos Cuban Jazz Club - Onyeka Nwelue
  2. Bombblast or Breakfast - J. O. J. Nwachukwu-Agbada
  3. Blood Drops - Patrick Oguejiofor

ANA/ ABUBAKAR GIMBA PRIZE FOR SHORT STORIES

  1. Justice Club - Sasi Miet Jajja
  2. Things That Start Small But Sweet - Bibi Ukonu
  3. Vacancy for the Post of a Bride - Emmanuel Asika

The ANA Prize  for Children’s Literature

  1. Nwauwa: the Girl with big Dreams - Paschal Okeke & Vera O. Chuks-Iwuchukwu
  2. Primrose and the Kidnappers - Jide Ogunlana
  3. Once Upon a Village- Su’eddie Vershima Agema

ANA/NECO TEEN AUTHOR PROSE PRIZE

  1. If You Looked Inside a Girl - Chibundum Kosisochukwu Ndukwe
  2. Tomorrow Brings Beautiful Things: Stories - Ernest Ogunyemi

 

ANA/MARIA AJIMA PRIZE FOR LITERARY CRITICISM

  1. Nativisation as Style and Identity Marker in Barclays Ayakoroma’s Dance on His Grave - Ebi Yeibo

ANA LITERARY PRIZES PANEL OF JUDGES

  1. Prof Nelson Fashina- University of Ibadan
  2. Prof. Effiong Johnson – University of Uyo
  3. Ismaila Bala Garba-  Bayero University, Kano
  4. Dr Owojecho Omoha- University of Abuja
  5. Prof. G.M.T.Emezue- Alex Ekwueme Federal University,Ndufu-Alike Ikwo

#  Winners of the various prizes will be announced at the awards dinner of the 37th Anniversary International Convention of the Association coming up on  Saturday the 27th   of  October,2018 in Ikeja, Lagos.