NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017 (Up to $100,000 for Winner)

NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017 (Up to $100,000 for Winner)

Deadline: April 7, 2017

Entries are invited for the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature. The yearly literary prize is endowed by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited to honour the author of the best book by a Nigerian within the last four years. The prize rotates among four literary genres – prose fiction, poetry, drama and children’s literature. This year the competition is for poetry. The competition is open only to published works by Nigerian writers irrespective of place of residence. It carries a reward of $100,000

Eligibility

  • Ten copies of the entry and, if available, an e-copy, together with evidence of Nigerian citizenship (photocopy of Nigerian Passport or National Identity card), may be submitted either by authors or publishers, in accordance with the genres in competition;
  • Books should be submitted to Nigeria LNG Limited’s External Relations Division, promoters of the prize;
  • No book published before January 2013 will be accepted;
  • Complete contact information, including full contact address, e-mail(s), phone number(s) and other relevant contact information should accompany each submission;
  • An author will enter only one published work. Mere manuscripts will not be considered. No book previously submitted for this competition may be re-submitted at a later date, even if major revisions have been made or a new edition published.

Application Process

Entries should be sent to:

The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Nigeria LNG Limited
Intels Aba Road Estate
Km 16 Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway
PMB 5660, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Or

The Nigeria Prize for Literature
External Relations Division
Heron House
10 Dean Farrar Street
London, SW1H 0DX

For more information, visit Nigeria Prize for Literature.

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