WRR’s FEAST OF WORDS (FOW) 2021 will hold on the 26th – 27th of November, 2021 in Abuja, Nigeria. Themed: BRIDGING WITH WORDS, FOW 2021 is the 6th edition of the annual Literary Festival.
Ibiteye’s soulful poem To Bleed Colors emerged 1st place winner ahead of 2nd placed A Birth of Disappointment by Glorious Kate Akpegah and 3rd-placed Echoes of Eden by Jewo Oghenetega.
NOT ALL FATHERS LEAVE, adopts a near-vernacular diction and language to deliver the poet’s perspective which is both a humorous and valid analysis of a critical social issue. Hussani’s MELANIN GIRL features perfectly woven hyperbolic metaphors and images that are warm on the mind. The genius of history and culture in humorous verse is what ‘Akinlua’s DEITIES DONT SMILE delivers in twenty-seven deliciously original lines.
ng entries for the August/September 2021 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). This edition welcomes expressive poems on any theme of the poets’ choice. Simply ‘Express Yourself’ in verse.
We are receiving entries for the June/July 2021 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). Themed TELL TALL TALES, this edition seeks fun-filled poetic yarns with humorous or sensational twists.
Zakiyyah Dzukogi is the first-place winner of the APRIL / MAY 2021 edition of the bi-monthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC) which awards ₦15,000, ₦10,000, and ₦5,000 for the first, second and third places respectively.
The literary offerings in Regeneration are full of light and hope, both of which are active ingredients for the medicine our world direly needs.
This edition welcomes first-hand poetic expressions of women’s ‘glass ceiling’ experiences in our modern society.
Olalekan Daniel Kehinde is the first-place winner of the FEBRUARY / MARCH 2021 edition of the bi-monthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest (BPPC). Akor Agada Nathaniel and Olowo Qudus Opeyemi emerge runner-ups of the contest which awards ₦15,000, ₦10,000, and ₦5,000 for the first, second and third places respectively.
Ayokunle Samuel Betiku, Osho Tunde and Yvonne Nezianya are the winners of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) 2020. This year’s edition awards ₦100,000 in cash prize to the top three poems.