BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017: BENIN’S OSAHON WINS BPPC JUNE

Oka Benard Osahon is the winner of the June 2017 edition of the monthly Words Rhymes & Rhythm backed BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). Themed ‘AS THE MUSE LEADS’, the June edition of the BPPC was keenly contested, but Osahon’s emotion laden poem, ‘IGNORANCE IS BLISS’, emerged best out of almost 120 entries. ‘A TUNE… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017: BENIN’S OSAHON WINS BPPC JUNE

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017 [MAY] – ‘THE 21ST CENTURY WOMAN

Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) is receiving entries for the May edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON III, 2017. This special edition is open only to FEMALE poets living in Africa. The theme is ‘THE 21ST CENTURY WOMAN’. “The 21st century woman is a rapidly changing one, one who is constantly breaking… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017 [MAY] – ‘THE 21ST CENTURY WOMAN

WRR GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE (GAP) 2016 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners of the N300,000 worth Words Rhymes & Rhythm GREEN AUTHORS PRIZE 2016 (GAP 2016) for young, unpublished Nigerian poets resident in the country have been announced. The winners are Hussani Abdulrahim, Siraj Abdulazeez Sabuke, Joseph Ofejiro Bilabi and Mesioye Johnson. The quartet, who were selected by from nearly a hundred submissions by a panel of judges, made… Continue reading WRR GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE (GAP) 2016 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

FRANK EZE WINS ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE 2016

Nigerian poet, Frank Eze has won the fifth edition of Words Rhymes & Rhythm’s Eriata Oribhbabor Poetry Prize (EOPP 2016) with his entry ‘Porcelain Plates’. Eze, a poet resident of Ibadan, Nigeria, was shortlisted for the 2016 edition of Korea-Nigeria Poetry Prize. His poems have been published on Storried, COAL, WritiVision, Praxis and other online journals. Madu… Continue reading FRANK EZE WINS ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE 2016

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: UNN’S VALENTINE MBAGU WINS BPPC JULY WITH ‘A UNITED AFRICA’ POEM

Nigerian writer and poet, Mbagu Valentine, has won the July edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (2016) which was themed ‘UNITED STATES OF AFRICA’. Valentine, a Business Administration and Management student of the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka, won the contest with a very hopeful poem about Africa entitled ‘A UNITED AFRICA’. He had previously… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: UNN’S VALENTINE MBAGU WINS BPPC JULY WITH ‘A UNITED AFRICA’ POEM

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2016 GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE (GAP) FOR NIGERIAN POETS

WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM LTD (RC 1234112) is pleased to announce the ‘GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE’ (GAP) 2016 for young, unpublished Nigerian poets resident in Nigeria. Nigerian poets between the ages of fourteen (14) and twenty-four (24) who are yet to publish a book are hereby invited to submit their entries. The GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE, now… Continue reading CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2016 GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE (GAP) FOR NIGERIAN POETS

CALL FOR ENTRIES: ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE 2016 (EOPP 2016)

Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR Ltd.), in collaboration with Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV), hereby announces the call for entries for the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) 2016. Nigerian Poets and lovers of literature, resident in any part of the world are invited to submit well-worded poems on the sub-themes of: Unity, Truth, Justice, Change and Sustainable Development in… Continue reading CALL FOR ENTRIES: ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE 2016 (EOPP 2016)

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: FUTO POET, CHINAZOM OTUBELU, IS MAY WINNER

A student of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Otubelu Chinazom Chukwudi, has emerged the winner of the May edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2016. Otubelu, a native of Isiekwulu Village, Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government Area, Anambra State, studied Electrical/Electronic Engineering at FUTO. He was born on the 17th of September,… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: FUTO POET, CHINAZOM OTUBELU, IS MAY WINNER

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: MESIOYE JOHNSON WINS BPPC APRIL

Mesioye Johnson, a student of Banking and Finance at the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, has emerged winner of the April edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2016. Johnson’s apologetic poem, ‘I AM SORRY’ got the top prize, ahead of Ngozi Olivia Osuoha’s candid ‘PEACE ON EARTH’ and Emmanuel Faith’s well-rhymed acrostic, ‘TINTINNABULATION OF PEACE’ in… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: MESIOYE JOHNSON WINS BPPC APRIL

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [APRIL]

Words Rhymes & Rhythm is receiving entries for the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON II [2016 APRIL] on the theme: “PEACE ON EARTH”. “Peace is the only battle worth waging.” ― Albert Camus “It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” ― Aristotle The idea of… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [APRIL]