The 2015 ACT Award Shortlist

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Entries for this competition were open for submission from September 1 – November 15, 2015. One winner will eventually be selected who will go home with the N50,000 ACT prize money and bragging rights to boot. The announcement from the Awele Creative Trust names the final five writers on the shortlist, 14 on the longlist, and 1 highly commended story. See extract below.
WAW congratulates the shortlisted writers, and may the best man win! 🙂

THE 2015 AWARD SHORTLIST

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2015 ACT Award. Our judges re-read the longlisted stories and came up with this outstanding list of five. Congratulations to the shortlisted writers below:Kunle Ladi Ologunro
Marriage na Submission

Nihinlola IfeOluwa
We Slept Through the Apocalypse

Nnamdi Chimere Ibeanusi
Without Chewing

Nneoma Ike Njoku
The Burial

Osinachi
Taste of tea

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THE 2015 AWARD LONGLIST

Thank you everyone for entering the contest. We had over 300 entries and so many brilliant stories from clearly talented writers. We are pleased to reveal the longlist (14 instead of 13 because two stories tied) and our judges’ Highly Commended story. Congratulations to you all. Keep writing!

TJ Benson
Passion Fruit

Aito Osemegbe Joseph
The New Voices

Nnamdi Chimere Ibeanusi
Without Chewing

Edwin Madu
Only by Immersion

Sada Malumfashi
The Long Distance

Ihuoma Okorie
Azubuike’s Mother

Nneoma Ike Njoku
The Burial

I.E Ebere
Playing Dad

Nihinlola IfeOluwa
We Slept Through the Apocalypse

Kunle Ladi Ologunro
Marriage na Submission

Osinachi
Taste of tea

Jonathan Durunguma
I Like The Sound of That

Hannah Onoguwe
A Girl Full Grown

Ekundayo Eniola Salem
Carbon Copy

HIGHLY COMMENDED:

Caleb Somtochukwu Okereke
Blood and Bones

The ACT Award relies entirely on donations from individuals and corporations. Awele Creative Trust is a charity which will depend on funds raised yearly to achieve the objectives.

 

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