Tuesday, August 25, 2020

POWA opens entries for short story and Poetry competition

All entries submitted must be the original piece of the entrant and have never been published anywhere before

Peace be upon you,

Welcome to the POWA creative writing competition that takes place at the end of each month.

The theme for this month's competition is " REGRET ".

Read the guidelines below along with the contest rules and then write a short story, a poem or play on the theme mentioned above.

The first winner will be awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Two individuals whose stories come second and third will be awarded a Certificate of Appreciation. Other entrants will be awarded certificates of participation.

The four most interesting stories will be selected and archived for publication in the POWA's Anthology to be published in the future.


1. The entry can be a short story, a play or a poem.

2. All entries submitted must be the original piece of the entrant and have never been published anywhere before.

3. The entry must be in one of the following languages ​​(Hausa / English)

4. Short stories must have a minimum of 1000 words and not more than 1500.

5. The poems should be not less than 20 verses and not more than 50 verses.

6. All submissions must be in accordance with the rules of writing; grammar, syntax etc.

7. Only one category everyone can choose from to participate in this contests.

8. Entries are to be sent via WhatsApp to either of these numbers +2349063064582, +2347067132948.

9. Entrants whose stories meet the requirements will be required to send them to the POWA's email address.

10. After closing of the entries, the names of contestants will be published on the website and forums of the association.

Closing date: 7 September 2020 by 5:00 p.m. 

Submission time starts from 5:00 pm on 23 August, 2020.

Results will be announced on / before September 17, 2020.

God bless you. Amen


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