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Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Prize for Literature 2018

The Nigeria Prize for Literature – The yearly literary prize is endowed by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited to honour the author of the best book by a Nigerian within the last four years. The prize rotates among four literary genres – prose fiction, poetry, drama and childrens literature. This year, the competition is for Drama. The competition is open only to published works by Nigerian writers irrespective of place of residence. It carries a reward of $100,000.

Entries are hereby invited for:

Title: The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2018

Submission Procedure

  • Ten copies of the entry and, if available, an e-copy, together with evidence of Nigerian citizenship (photocopy of Nigerian passport or National identily card), may be submitted either by authors or publishers, in accordance with the genres in competition.
  • Books should be submitted to Nigeria LNG Limiteds External Relations Division, promoters of the prize, by the stipulated deadline. Failure to meet the stated conditions will lead to disqualification of the entry.
  • No book published before January, 2014 will be accepted. Complete contact information, including full contact address, email(s), phone number(s) and other relevant contact Information should accompany each submission.
  • An author will enter only one published work, Mere manuscripts will not be considered. No book previously submitted for this competition may be re-submitted at ci later date, even if major revisions have been made or a new edition published. The prize will be awarded for no other reason than excellence.

Panel of Judges

  • A panel of judges has been appointed for The Nigeria Prize for Literature by the Advisory Board .for Literature.
  • The appointment of judges has been done to reflect the genre in competition for the year. Persons appointed as judges have wide experience, peer recognition, good public image, and command respect nationally and internationally.
  • The outcome of the process as approved by the Advisory Board shall be final

Panel of Judges

  • Professor Matthew Umukoro – Chairman
  • Professor Mohammed Inuwa Buratai – Member
  • DR Mrs Ngozi Udengwu – Member

An International Consultant will be appointed.

Announcement and Public Presentation of Winners

  • The Winners will normally be announced in October and will be presented to the public on a later date.

Advisory Board

  • Professor Emeritus Ayo Banjo – Chairman
  • Professor Jerry Agada – Member
  • Professor Emeritus Ben Elugbe – Member

Application Closing Date
29th March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their entries to:
The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Nigeria LNG Limited,
Intels Aba Road Estate,
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway,
P.M.B 5660,
Port Harcourt,
Rivers State.

nigeriaprizeforliterature@nlng.com
Or
The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Heron House,
10 Dean Farrar Street,
London, SW1 H ODX.

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Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Prize for Literary Criticism Award 2018

The Literary Criticism Award – The yearly prize is endowed by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited to honour the author of the best work. To encourage literary criticism, the Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature will reward one critic with the sum of N1,000,000.00

Entries are hereby invited for:

Title: The Literary Criticism Award 2018

Submission Procedure

  • Since the aim is to promote Nigerian literature in the world, the prize will be open to literary critics from all over the world. Special considerations shall be given to critical essays on new writings in Nigerian Literature.
  • Contestants shall send in three critical essays published in major scholarly journals. Such journals shall have a proven track record of dedication to excellence and must have international circulation.
  • No critical essay previously submitted for this competition may be considered at a later date, even if major revisions of it have been made.
  • Mere manuscripts will not be considered. Entries not submitted by the deadline and according to stated conditions shall not be considered.
  • Only entries published in the year of the competition or within three years before then shall be considered.
  • No member of the Advisory Board or Panel of Judges can enter their essay(s) for the literary criticism award in the year they are serving.

Panel of Judges

  • Professor Matthew Umukoro – Chairman
  • Professor Mohammed Inuwa Buratai – Member
  • DR Mrs Ngozi Udengwu – Member

Announcement and Public Presentation of Winners

  • The Winners will normally be announced in October and will be presented to the public on a later date.

Advisory Board

  • Professor Emeritus Ayo Banjo – Chairman
  • Professor Jerry Agada – Member
  • Professor Emeritus Ben Elugbe – Member

Application Closing Date
29th March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their entries which should include complete contact information, including full contact address, e-mail(s), phone number(s) and other relevant contact information to:
The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Nigeria LNG Limited,
Intels Aba Road Estate,
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway,
P.M.B 5660,
Port Harcourt,
Rivers State.

nigeriaprizeforliterature@nlng.com
Or
The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Heron House,
10 Dean Farrar Street,
London, SW1 H ODX.

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