Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers (WRR Ltd) and Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV) have announced the call for entries to the 2016 edition of the annual Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP).
The Prize, which started in 2012, is in its fifth year. Participating poets must be Nigerians resident in any part of the world.
Announcing the call for entries at a press briefing in Abuja, on Monday 18thof July, the Chief Executive Officer, Words Rhymes & Rhythm, Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, said the prize is dedicated to promoting literary excellence in Nigeria.
A total of N80,000 cash will be awarded to the winners – N50,000 for the Winner, N20,000 for the First Runner-up and N10,000 for the Second Runner-up, he revealed.
“The underlying idea of this Prize is to engage Nigerian young poets creatively, thereby empowering them to develop their creativity towards literary excellence,” he said.
He also revealed…
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