SHORTLISTS OF ANA LITERARY PRIZES 2019

October 11, 2019

The Judges of the Association of Nigerian Authors Literary Prizes are pleased to release the shortlists for the 2019 ANA Literary Prizes. The names and titles are listed below in no particular order.

 

ANA PROSE FICTION PRIZE

  1. Black River- Myles Ojabo
  2. Makwala- E.E Sule
  3. Deafening Silence- Stephanie C.Odili
  4. Impostor Alert- Usual A. Umoren
  5. Native Foreigners-Sasi M. Jaja

 ANA DRAMA PRIZE

  1. The Victims- Tosin Jobi-Tume
  2. Jesus of Naijaret- Omowumi O. Ekundayo
  3. The Curse of Igwe Enendu – Amechi Chiedu Obumse
  4. Eno, The Queen of Eniong – Uvie Ann-Marie Giwewhegbe

ANA POETRY PRIZE

  1. Mixed Legacies - Akachi Adimora Ezeigbo

 

  1. White Masks – Ebi Yeibo

 

  1. Places: A Poetic Geography - Yusuf Adamu

 

  1. Yawns and Belches – Joe Ushie

 

 

 

ANA/ ABUBAKAR GIMBA PRIZE FOR SHORT STORIES

  1. The Room at the Top - Emmanuel  Osemeka El -Fransis
  2. Tales of the Abroad by a Confam Africana – S. Su’eddie Vershima Agema
  3. Colour of a Thing Believed- Bura- Bari Nwilo

The ANA Prize  for Children’s Literature

  1. Mafoya and the Finish Line - Ayo Oyeku
  2. Dalu’s Diary - Ogechi Ezeji
  3. Timi and the stranger - Vincent Ikedinachi
  4. Ojedi- Amechi Chiedu Obumse

ANA/MARIA AJIMA PRIZE FOR LITERARY CRITICISM

  1. Birth,Death and Re-birth: The Trope of Eternal Rejuvenation in Isidore Diala’s The Lure of Ash.- Abba  Abba-winner

# The winners will be announced at the awards dinner at the 38th International Annual Convention of the Association holding on 2nd November,2019 at Enugu,Enugu State.

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

 

Wole Adedoyin

National PRO South

3rd October,2019