CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2018 [APRIL] ‘MY AFRICAN HERO-INE’

Entries are now being received for the April 2018 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC)  themed: MY AFRICAN HERO-INE. Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers therefore invites poets from Nigeria, Africa and all over the world to submit their poems for the contest. This month’s edition is dedicated to celebrating Africans we consider international, national… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2018 [APRIL] ‘MY AFRICAN HERO-INE’

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017: FUTA POET, KOLAWOLE SAMUEL ADEBAYO, IS APRIL WINNER

Kolawole Samuel Adebayo has emerged the winner of the April 2017 edition of the monthly Words Rhymes & Rhythm backed BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) on the theme ‘KNOWING SELF: THE MENTAL HEALTH SILENCE’. Adebayo’s metaphor-laden poem, ‘death is a deliverance’, beat ‘BREAKING A FALL’ by D. E. Benson and ‘AN ELEGY’ by Aderonmu Joseph… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2017: FUTA POET, KOLAWOLE SAMUEL ADEBAYO, IS APRIL WINNER

ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE 2016: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED!

Words Rhymes & Rhythm Ltd. is pleased to announce the shortlist for the ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE (AJPP) 2016. The prize, which is in its 3rd year, is an annual poetry award instituted in 2014 in honor of late Fr. Albert Jungers (1948 – 2013). The shortlisted poets are: Valentine Mbagu, for A UNITED AFRICA… Continue reading ALBERT JUNGERS POETRY PRIZE 2016: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED!

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The winners of the N300,000 worth Words Rhymes & Rhythm GREEN AUTHORS PRIZE 2016 (GAP 2016) for young, unpublished Nigerian poets resident in the country have been announced.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

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: UNIZIK’S ‘IZUCHUKWU SAVIOUR OTUBELU WINS BPPC SEPTEMBER AFTER COMING 2ND THRICE

Izuchukwu Saviour Otubelu, a 300 level Zoology student at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, has won the September edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) 2016. Otubelu had previously come second three times in a row in the June, July and August editions and placed 7th in the May edition. Izuchukwu, who writes… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: UNIZIK’S ‘IZUCHUKWU SAVIOUR OTUBELU WINS BPPC SEPTEMBER AFTER COMING 2ND THRICE

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

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [SEPTEMBER] – ‘SUICIDE – BEHIND THE DARK CURTAIN’

Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) is receiving entries for the September edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON II [2016]. Nigerian poets, living in Nigeria, Africa and all over the world, are hereby invited to submit poems on the theme “SUICIDE – BEHIND THE DARK CURTAIN’.” “Suicide is the act of intentionally causing… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [SEPTEMBER] – ‘SUICIDE – BEHIND THE DARK CURTAIN’

BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: LAUTECH'S ADAMS ADEOSUN WINS BPPC AUGUST WITH 'THE POETRY OF A WOMAN'

The winner of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 (August) is Adams Adeosun, a student of architecture at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria. Adams, who described himself as a lover of literature with strong belief in free expression through the art of the pen, won the contest with a poem… Continue reading BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016: LAUTECH'S ADAMS ADEOSUN WINS BPPC AUGUST WITH 'THE POETRY OF A WOMAN'

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [AUGUST] – ‘WOMANITY – THE GENDER AGENDA’

Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) is calling on Nigerian poets living in Nigeria, Africa and all over the world to enter for the August edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC) SEASON II [2016]. The theme of this edition is “WOMANITY – THE GENDER AGENDA.” “Gender equality is a fundamental development objective, and is essential… Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST 2016 [AUGUST] – ‘WOMANITY – THE GENDER AGENDA’

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