New Man Movement hosts writing contest in honour of Oba Adedokun Abolarin.
Recently, organisers of The New Man Writing Contest,
reviewed to be the largest, free entry writing contest for
students of secondary schools in Nigeria revealed via her website ( www.thenewman.org.ng ) that the 2018 edition of the contest would be in honour of H.R.M, Oba Adedokun Aroyinkeye 1, the Orangun of Oke- Ila Oragun.
Nelson Vincent Ayomitunde, the president of The New Man Movement, organisers of the writing contest revealed this yesterday when he mentioned that the writing contest was birthed to help comb out the forest of literary virginity amongst students of junior and senior secondary schools in Africa.
According to the release on the website, the New Man
Writing Contest would be open to receive entries from the 18th of November, 2017 till March 21st 2018. The release also contained that the winning entries would be published in The New Man Literary Series and launched at a later date to be announced via the website. This publication prize is revealed to be worth over #200,000 for the winning entries.
Read the full Press Release below:
The New Man Movement hereby calls for
Submissions into the third edition of her annual
The New Man Writing Contest is a yearly contest
organised by The New Man Movement, a body of
young vibrant minds that desire a change in society,
that begins with the youths; with the believe that
writing has a power of changing men from the old
to the new.
In its third year, The New Man Writing Contest is
targeted at the promotion of literary works by
combing through the forest of literary virginity in
students of secondary schools, exploring the
diversities of culture and personalities in Africa and
keeping the bond of unity in creativity.. You can
read about The New Man Writing Contest (NMWC)
and previous editions here via
The 2018 edition would be hosted in honour of
H.R.M, Oba Adedokun Abolarin Omoniyi, Aroyinkeke
1, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Osun, Nigeria.
Note: Entry fee is FREE
1. This contest is open to ALL STUDENTS of
Secondary Schools IN AFRICA.
2. Entries should be sent via mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
3. The biography of the writer should be contained
below the body of the mail (preferably after the
submission) in no less than 100 words.
4. Length of submissions
a. PROSE: Maximum, 8000 words.
b. POETRY: Maximum, 200 lines.
c. DRAMA: Maximum, 5 Acts.
This Contest is open from November 18th, 2017-
March 21st, 2018. All winners would be announced on this platform and ALL Media Partner Platforms.
1. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners would be
published in The New Man Writing Series.
2. A Certificate of participation in the contest will be
3. Other submissions shall be published on online
literary blogs, international journals and websites.
4. Top prose and drama works would be adopted
into movie scripts (courtesy KBLAQ TV)
For sponsorship and further enquiries, please call
+2348146798514, or +2348107978515.
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