2016 Short list For ANA Literary Prizes : View Contenders!

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It’s official! The shortlist for the 2016 Nigerian Authors Literary Prizes have been unveiled. Please see list below for the contenders:


ANA PROSE FICTION PRIZE

Avenger of Blood By Franklin Finecountry

On the Bank of the River By Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi

Prodigals in Paradise By Henry Akubuiro

Odufa: A Lovers’ Tale By Othuke Ominiabohs

ANA DRAMA PRIZE

Kosoko King of Eko By Fela Omoyele

Sacking the Porter By Olatunde Bolaji

Fated Rift By R.C. Ofodile

ANA POETRY PRIZE

Thunder Protocol By Obari Gomba

Kontradiction By Saddiq Dzukogi

The Birth of Illusion By Jumoke Verissimo


ANA/ ABUBAKAR GIMBA PRIZE FOR SHORT STORIES

River People and Other Stories By Peter Ukwa

Midnight Cry By Paul Ugah

From Sin to Splendour By R. C. Ofodile

The ANA / Ngozi Chuma Udeh Prize for Children’s Literature

The Quest for the Gem of Arubia By Augusta Mmakamba Okon

Sunny and the Arodan By Ozimede Sunny Ekhaalume

Water-Carrier Millionaire By Philip Begho.


ANA/ MAZARRIYA TEEN AUTHOR POETRY PRIZE

Not Awarded(reasons to be given later)

ANA/NECO TEEN AUTHOR PROSE PRIZE

Not Awarded(reasons to be given later)

ANA/MARIA AJIMA PRIZE FOR LITERARY CRITICISM

“The Film Script, Nollywood and Cultural Diplomacy: Criticism of Artist’s Knowledge of the Film Story.” by Nwagbo Pat Obi (for Honorable Mention only)

ANA PANEL OF JUDGES

1. Prof Nelson Fashina-University of Ibadan

2. Mallam Salihu Mohammed Bappa- Ahmadu Bello University Zaria

3. Ismaila Bala Garba- Bayero University,Kano

4. Dr Owojecho Omoha- University of Abuja

5. Mrs Joan Oji- Educational Resource Centre, Abuja

Winners of the various prizes will be announced at the Awards dinner of the 35th Anniversary International Convention of the Association holding on Saturday the 29th of October,2016 in Abuja.

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