Call For Entries : Nigerian Students Poetry Prize 2021 (NSPP 6th Edition) | N400,000 Cash Prize — Pawners Paper

Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) which is aimed at stimulating literary creativity and encouraging...

Call For Entries : Nigerian Students Poetry Prize 2021 (NSPP 6th Edition) | N400,000 Cash Prize




Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP 2021) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) which is  aimed at stimulating literary creativity and encouraging critical thinking among Nigerian undergraduates. 

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Since its inception in 2016 at the University of Ibadan, the prize has received about 3000 entries from students representing over 100 tertiary institutions (including universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, schools of nursing and seminary schools).

PIN is reputed as the foremost poetry prize for Nigerian students, the NSPP has awarded over 1.5 million Naira to winning entrants and published 460 poems authored by selected entrants in five anthologies: The Sun Will Rise Again (2016), Mixed History (2017), Deep Dreams (2018, Micah (2019) and The House That Built Me (2020).


Aside rewarding the prize winners with a total cash prize of ₦400,000, exceptional entrants will each receive a certificate of excellence and complimentary copy of the NSPP anthology which features their works.

PRIZES FOR NSPP 2021

1st Prize – ₦200,000

2nd Prize – ₦100,000

3rd Prize – ₦50,000

Consolation Prize – ₦25,000 each for 4th and 5th best entrants

However, the 6th edition of the Nigeria Student Poetry Prize (NSPP 2021) has been announced and interested undergraduate poets are encouraged to submit their works for the consideration of the aforementioned prizes.

The sixth edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP 2021) opens for submission between 15th January and 28th February, 2021. Hence, the deadline is the latter, 25 February, 2021

Entry Fee: None required

 Themes

Interested Nigerian undergraduate poets are to submit a 30-line poem on any of these themes below:

(1) Individual and Collective Humanity in a Corona-Ravaged World 

(2) Identity: Faces and Phases

(3) Politics of Retrogression




ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

The poetry prize is open to all Nigerian undergraduates studying in Nigeria and the diaspora.

Entrants must be from a recognized tertiary institution in Nigeria

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GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

Submissions are to be made at nspp.poetsinnigeria.org.ng , with strict adherence to the instructions thereon.

Poems must focus on any of these themes:
Individual and Collective Humanity in a Corona-Ravaged World
Identity: Faces and Phases
Politics of Retrogression

Entrants must give unique titles to their works (Avoid using the wording of the themes as title of your entry)

Indicate the theme selected beneath your work

Poems must be original intellectual property of the entrants.

An entrant is entitled to a single entry of 30 lines maximum.

Entries submitted must be previously unpublished. A submission discovered to have defaulted on this rule will be automatically voided.

All entrants are expected to purchase a minimum of one of the five NSPP anthologies uploaded on the submission portal.

Under no condition will the judges’ decision be challenged.

Entering for the contest gives PIN automatic right to make use of entries as deemed appropriate.

Entries must be written in English. Native terminologies must be translated in English as footnotes.

Entrants should subscribe to www.poetsinnigeria.org.ng for regular updates.

Deadline
28th February, 2021



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