NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 – THE SHORTLIST

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 – THE SHORTLIST Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) which opened for submissions on 15th January, 2018. The shortlisted poems are as follows: WORDS MY MOTHER TOLD ME |Oyekunle Ifeoluwa Peter (Federal University of […]

POETS IN NIGERIA (PIN) 1ST ANNUAL NATIONAL SUMMIT

POETS IN NIGERIA (PIN) 1ST ANNUAL NATIONAL SUMMIT   Theme: Enhancing Literary Skills Among Poets & Writers Date: 23rd May, 2018 Venue: Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu PROGRAMME      A. OPENING Opening/Keynote Address – Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Christian Anieke (Vice Chancellor, GO UNI)      B. BUSINESS SESSION (8:30AM – 10:30AM) Poets in Nigeria […]

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018: TOP 100 POEMS

NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018: TOP 100 POEMS Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the top 100 poems for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) which opened for submissions on 15th January, 2018.  Reviewing the entries in line with the rules for the prize, 464 entrants were deemed […]

PUNCHY POETRY WITH PIN

PUNCHY POETRY WITH PIN (A Spoken Word Contest on Instagram) Upload a video of yourself reciting/performing a poem on your Instagram Page. Follow and tag: @nigerianpoets Use the hashtag #punchypoetry Duration: 50 – 60 seconds Note: The contest is open to all irrespective of location, and closes on 30th April, 2018. Prizes The entries will […]

JUDGES FOR THE NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018

JUDGES FOR THE NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the judges for the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize. The judging panel, chaired by Ismail Bala, includes hülya n. yılmaz, Soji Cole, Kukogho Iruesiri Samson and Saka Aliyu. Ismail Bala writes in English and Hausa. […]

PIN extends deadline for NSPP 2018

PIN extends deadline for NSPP 2018 Poets in Nigeria (PIN) has extended the deadline for the 3rd edition of the Nigerian Students from 28th February to 7th March, 2018. This decision is coming on the heels of consideration for students who had issues paying for the anthologies and making use of the submission form. Prospective […]

UPDATE: NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018

UPDATE: NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2018 You can now pay directly into PIN’s bank account for the NSPP anthologies (either editions – ₦500; both editions – ₦1000) Poets in Nigeria | 0759986028 | Access Bank | Current Account Forward your email address and evidence of payment to 07034847164 | poetsinnigeria@gmail.com. We will grant you […]

PIN UNVEILS NEW CONNECT CENTRES

PIN UNVEILS NEW CONNECT CENTRES Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is pleased to announce the establishment of new connect centres in Idiroko, Ikono, Surulere, Warri, Enugu, UNIJOS, Ago-Iwoye and IBB University. The successful applicants, whose details are shared below, are expected to manage the connect centres, and could be contacted for literary fellowship within their localities. […]

KEN EGBAS PRIZE FOR FESTIVAL POETRY (CALABAR 2017) – THE PRIZE WINNERS

KEN EGBAS PRIZE FOR FESTIVAL POETRY (CALABAR 2017) – THE PRIZE WINNERS Poets in Nigeria (PIN) & Festival Poetry Foundation (FPF) are pleased to announce the prize winners for the maiden edition of Ken Egbas Prize for Festival Poetry (Calabar 2017) which opened for submissions on 9th October, 2017. Ridwan Adelaja, a poet and freelance […]

KEN EGBAS PRIZE FOR FESTIVAL POETRY (CALABAR 2017) – THE SHORTLIST

KEN EGBAS PRIZE FOR FESTIVAL POETRY (CALABAR 2017) – THE SHORTLIST Poets in Nigeria (PIN) and Festival Poetry Foundation (FPF) are pleased to announce the shortlist for the maiden edition of Ken Egbas Prize for Festival Poetry (Calabar 2017). Centered on cultural heritage, black pride and environmental consciousness, the contest received 105 poems which were […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PIN CONNECT CENTRE REPRESENTATIVES

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PIN CONNECT CENTRE REPRESENTATIVES The dawn of PIN Connect Centres on September 9, 2016 has been a huge success to Poets in Nigeria (PIN). In view of this, and in response to calls for new Connect Centres, applications/indications of interest to serve as PIN representatives for new Connect Centres within Nigerian localities […]