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Nigerian Prize for Literature

10 Sep 2017
Only in the most literal sense, perhaps, but no! Recall that in the play, Godot never arrives, whereas the prize will not only be won (by me, I hope!) but declared to have been won in October, a mere month away.
10 Sep 2017
But a former Abuja chapter chairman of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Dr. Seyi Adigun, thinks otherwise, arguing, “Prizes are meant to be won, not to be shared.”
10 Sep 2017
First, there is the challenge, actually a moral crisis, of many poets, especially the younger ones, who seem more interested in the fruits than the labour of poetry. And for them the fruits can only be one thing: literary prizes.

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