Entries for NLNG-sponsored literature, literary criticism prizes to close March 31
The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Literary Criticism, sponsored by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited, has called on dramatists and playwrights in the country to submit their winning copies for the 2023 edition of the the prizes. Entries close on March 31, 2023.
The Literature prize, which is now in its 19th year, each come with a cash prize of $100, 000 while the Prize for Literary Criticism has prize money of $10,000.
Professor Ameh Dennis Akoh will chair the panel of judges for this year’s Literature and the Literary Criticism competition. Professor Akoh is a Professor of Drama and Critical Theory at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi State.
Other panel members include Professor Osita Catherine Ezenwanebe and Dr. Rasheedah Liman. Professor Ezenwanebe is a professor of Creative Arts at the University of Lagos, while Liman is a Senior lecturer at the Department of Theatre and Performing Arts, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State.
Professor Victor K. Yankah from the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, the University of Cape Coast, Ghana is the International Consultant.