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Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023

A compiled list of poetry competitions in Nigeria 2023. The list is updated regularly once with new poetry contests. Nigeria poetry competitions 2023

 Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023: Compiled List

Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023/23

Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023 comprises a compiled list of poetry competitions available for poets and writers in 2023.

The compiled list is arranged based on the month of deadline. Thus, with such categorization, it'll be quite easy to access and avert your mind to the deadline of the poetry competitions in Nigeria 2023.

Submitting poems, short stories, fiction and many many other seems to be the new goldmines among writers nowadays, especially Nigerian writers and poets who has an unquenched thirsts for literariness.

To reduce the stress of getting the right and available poetry competitions in Nigeria, we were therefore prompted to compile a list of ongoing poetry and writing competitions 2023 that will be available for Nigeria poets and other countries'' poets in 2021.

 The list will be updated once a new poetry/writing contest or any ongoing writing or poetry competitions in Nigeria 2023 is announced.

In order to ensure proper organization of several other writing competitions such as short story, novella, fiction, drama etc., the list for these other writing competitions in 2022 are separately provided under the following "section" heading. 

You can take your time to search through the list to find the best, or favorable writing competitions in 2022  

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Before Submitting To Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023

  • Check the eligibility requirements. Requirements in respect of age, publication, education qualification are something to make sure of. Failure to meet any of the requirements may lead to error in submission.
  • Check the deadline. This is very essential.
  • Submission Guidelines. This very common in poetry competitions and as such requires proper attention.

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Benefits Of Submitting To Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023

Submitting to any of the competitions in this list will guarantee you one or more of the following:
  1. Cash Prizes
  2. Publication
  3. Recognition in literary events
  4. Scholarships and Mentorship among many others.

Enjoy Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023!

List Of Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023

The contests are organized based on the months and day of deadlines.

January Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023

  • Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award 2023

We are now accepting submissions for the Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award. The winning poet will receive $500 and publication in the Spring 2023 issue of Fourteen Hills. There is no submission fee. Poems not chosen for the award will be considered for publication in Fourteen Hills.

About Stacy Doris

Stacy Doris was a poet, translator, and an Associate Professor in San Francisco State University's Department of Creative Writing, where she taught for ten years. Her poetry is widely recognized; Fledge: A Phenomenology of Spirit, published shortly after her death, is available from Nightboat Books. Poet Maxine Chernoff has referred to it as “a miracle of attentiveness.” 

She was also highly regarded for her writing in French and her contribution to interactions among contemporary French and American poetry and poets.

Doris created new worlds with her unexpected poetics. Following upon her spirit of creative invention, engaging wit and ingenious playfulness, discovery in construction, and radical appropriations based on classical forms, pastiche, etc., and love, the Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award is given to a poet with a truly inventive spirit.

Deadline: January 15, 2023

February Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023

  • Deep Wild 2023 Graduate Student Poetry Contest 

Grad students, send us your three best poems that are backcountry infused and inspired, and that together add up to no more than 100 lines. There are no fees to submit, and the top three winners will receive cash awards.

 The winners will receive: The 1st Place prize is $300, 2nd Place $200, and 3rd Place $100. 

The editors of Deep Wild: Writing from the Backcountry invite students currently enrolled in graduate studies to submit work for our 2023 Graduate Student Poetry Contest. 

Timeline For Submission: Submissions will be accepted from November 1 through February 1 2023

  • Center For African American Poetry and Poetics Book Prize 2023

Founded in 2020, the CAAPP Book Prize is a publishing partnership between the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for African American Poetry and Poetics and Autumn House Press with the goal of publishing and promoting a writer of African descent. The prize is awarded annually to a first or second book by a writer of African descent and is open to the full range of writers embodying African and African diasporic experiences.

The book can be of any genre that is, or intersects with, poetry, including poetry, hybrid work, speculative prose, and/or translation. The winning manuscript will be published by Autumn House Press and its author will be awarded $3,000. 

Deadline: February 15, 2023

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Poetry Competitions In Nigeria 2023
A compiled list of poetry competitions in Nigeria 2023. The list is updated regularly once with new poetry contests. Nigeria poetry competitions 2023
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