PIN QUARTERLY JOURNAL (2016 SPECIAL EDITION) IS OUT!

The first print edition of the Poets in Nigeria PIN Quarterly Journal, Nigeria’s first journal dedicated to Nigerian poetry, is now available for purchase. It is a special edition. While announcing the development on Friday, the Editor of the Journal, Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom, the journal has thirteen section – Across the Oceans, Poetic Insight, Crispy… Continue reading PIN QUARTERLY JOURNAL (2016 SPECIAL EDITION) IS OUT!

2016 GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE (GAP) FOR NIGERIAN POETS: JUDGES ANNOUNCED

The judges for the 2016 GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE’ (GAP) have been announced. On this years’ panel are three established Nigerian poets – GOODNESS OLANREWAJU AYOOLA, award-winning author of Meditations; SALAMATU SULE, poet and founder of Fahimta Literary Discourse (FLD); DAVID ISHAYA OSU, a poet and editor at Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel; and UCHE… Continue reading 2016 GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE (GAP) FOR NIGERIAN POETS: JUDGES ANNOUNCED

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]

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 (MARCH): OGUN POET, OLUMIDE, WINS 2ND BPPC TROPHY

A young poet from Ogun, a state in southwestern Nigeria, Olajuwon Joseph Olumide, has won the March edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2016. Olumide, a Mass Communication student at the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) became the first poet to win two editions in the history of the BPPC competition after his… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 (MARCH): OGUN POET, OLUMIDE, WINS 2ND BPPC TROPHY

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

Words Rhymes & Rhythm is receiving entries for the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON II [2016 MARCH] on the theme: “MOTHER NATURE. Environmentalists have severally noted that the growing world population and higher consumption demands are increasingly putting the natural environment under greater pressure than ever before. It has been said that man’s activities… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [MARCH]

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: UNIVERSITY Of IBADAN’ POET, KAYINSOLA, WINS FEBRUARY EDITION

A Philosophy student of the prestigious University of Ibadan, Kanyinsola Olorunnisola, has emerged winner of the February edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2016. Kanyinsola, a poet, short story writer, essayist, and award-winning campus journalist, who was the second runner-up in the BPPC 2015 (September), clinched the keenly contested prize with a romantic… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: UNIVERSITY Of IBADAN’ POET, KAYINSOLA, WINS FEBRUARY EDITION

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

Words Rhymes & Rhythm hereby invites Nigerian poets to submit their poems for the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON II (2016, February). In keeping with the spirit of St. Valentine, entries should be themed around LOVE. The BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC), a brainchild of Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR), is a monthly writing contest… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [FEBRUARY]

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: OLAJUWON JOSEPH OLUMIDE WINS AUGUST EDITION

A student at the Yaba College Of Technology (YABATECH), Olajuwon Joseph Olumide, has won the August Edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2015 which was themed “I AM THE CHANGE”. The Mass Communication student’s poem ‘I SEE A CHANGED MAN’ narrowly beat ‘I AM ME XII’ by Ajise Vincent (88%) and ‘I AM… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015: OLAJUWON JOSEPH OLUMIDE WINS AUGUST EDITION

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [SEPTEMBER]

Nigerian poets are hereby invited to submit entries for the September (8th) edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 (BPPC) on the theme: “ME, YOU, US”. The BPPC is sponsored by Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) CEO Kukogho Iruesiri Samson in honor of Brigitte Poirson, a French poet and lecturer, editor who has worked… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [SEPTEMBER]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [AUGUST]

Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) is calling for entries for the August (7th) edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 (BPPC) on the theme: “I AM THE CHANGE”. The BPPC is sponsored by WRR CEO Kukogho Iruesiri Samson in honor of Brigitte Poirson, a French poet and lecturer, editor who has worked tirelessly to promote and… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2015 [AUGUST]