By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS (SYNW)
In conjunction with
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ART FESTIVAL (IHRAF)
Presents
END SARS NATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION
(Elegies in honor and memory of those who lost their lives during END SARS Protests)
THEME: POLICE BRUTALITY, ASSAULT AND BATTERY
PRIZES TO BE WON
• First Prize: $100
• Second Prize: $75
• Third Prize: $50
OTHER BENEFITS
• Award of Certificates of Participation to all Entrants.
• Award of Certificates of Excellence to only the shortlisted entrants.
• Only shortlisted work(s) will be published in e-book format
• Automatic membership into the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW).
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
• Language Medium – English
• Genre – Poetry/Articles
• Theme – Police Brutality, Assault and Battery.
• Poems should be between the minimum of 20 lines and maximum of 40 lines.
• Entrants should send the following information alongside their entries
i. Name
ii. Age
iii. Gender
iv. Location
v. Phone Number
vi. Where you heard about the Call for entries
vii. Short Profile about yourself.
viii. Permission to publish your poem/essay (in one or two paragraphs)
ix. Name of school or university if any
• A Sentence of not more than 50 words describing the poem.
• Permission to publish your work among the shortlisted entries.
• Title of your mail should be addressed as “END SARS National Poetry Competition”
• All entries must be submitted to: endsarsnationalpoetrycontest@gmail.com and also copy societyofyoungnigerianwriters@gmail.com.
• Deadline for Submission is 15th of November, 2020.
• Any signs of plagiarism will disqualify the entrant.
• Organizer’s decision is final
For more information contact: Tom Block (International Human Rights Art Festival – IHRAF) tom@ihraf.org or Wole Adedoyin (Society of Young Nigerian Writers – SYNW) – woleadedoyin@gmail.com.

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