ANA-AwardsThe Association of Nigerian Authors has made a call out for its 2016 literary prize. The association which had Chinua Achebe as founding chairman is looking for entries in the following categories. The prize money is put alongside.

  1. ANA Prize for Poetry (published & unpublished) – N 100,000
    2. ANA Prize for Prose Fiction (published & unpublished) – N 100,000
    3. ANA Prize for Drama (published & unpublished) – N 100,000
    4. ANA/NECO Teen Author Prize (prose) N 100,000.00 (published & unpublished)
    5. ANA/Mazariyya Teen Authors Prize (poetry) N 50,000.00 (published & unpublished)
    6. ANA/Maria Ajima Prize for Literary Criticism (Focus on criticism of emergent Nigerian Literature) – N100, 000
    7. ANA/ Abubakar Gimba Prize for Fiction (Short Stories Collection-Published) – N200, 000.
    8.  ANA/Ngozi Chuma-Udeh Prize for Children’s Writing (Published works only –for 7-13 years age range)- N50,000
    Nigerian writers, at home and abroad, desirous of entering their works for the Annual Literary Prizes, may now do so. Works entered should have been published between March 2015 and March 2016.
    Update: The applications are closed