EOPP2013: THE WINNERS

Winners have emerged in the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2013. Several poets from all around the world heeded the call for submissions. Submitted poems were top quality, touching on every aspect of social change. It was a close contest. So close that 11 poets made the shortlist, instead of 10....

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THE SHORTLIST: Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2013

After the first round of judging, the following poems made the shortlist for the second and final round. THE SHORTLIST 1. MY VOICE (by Madu Chisom Kingdavid) 2. MAKE OUR MOTHER KING (by Davids Ezimako) 3. OUR NATAL RUBBLES (by Ayiba Tare Ojukonsin) 4. LETTER TO MY UNBORN (by Julius...

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Call For Submissions: African Eyeball (an e–Anthology)

POETRY CLUB OF MOSHOOD ABIOLA POLYTECHNIC (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, calls for poetry submissions from established and upcoming poets in Nigeria/Africa. We enjoin all established and upcoming poets to contribute to this poetry E-Book which will contain fifty poems under the proposed title,  ‘African Eyeball’. There are no restrictions to particular subject matters...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 100Thousand Poets for Change & WRRPoetry ABUJA ANNUAL POETRY SPLASH

The entire world is awakened to novel approaches to effectively utilizing poetry as agent of change in diverse societies for peace and sustainability. Last year, the 100thousand Poets for Change (100TPC), Abuja, organized the 100thousand Poets and Musicians for Change event on 29th September, 2012. Being an annual event, this...

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WINNERS of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2012

After a compilation of all the judges’ selections, and based on their choices, the following have emerged winners of the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize 2012 FIRST PRIZE: Sleeping With The Dead by Nwakanma Chika I love this piece for its concision, elegance and melody. Out of the poems, this piece...

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