Ibadan Book Club, a book reading platform of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) is pleased to announce a special anthology of poems and essays in honour of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi.
A collection of poems and essays is/are being prepared to honour him and
recognize his contributions to humanity especially the people of Oyo State and Ibadan in particular. Hence, friends, well-wishers, political fans, followers, colleagues are thereby invited to contribute poems/essays of significant insights on any specific or broad themes relating to Senator Abiola Ajimobi, his political ideology and legacy.
- Language Medium – English and Yoruba
- Genre – Poetry/Essays
- No restriction on themes but strictly on the Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi
- Poems should be between the minimum of 20 lines and maximum of 40 lines while Essays should be between the minimum of 150 and the maximum of 300.
- Entrants should send the following information alongside their entries
- Phone Number
- Where you heard about the Call for entries
- 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 “Entry in Honor of Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi”
- All entries must be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org and also copy email@example.com.
- Deadline for Submission is 1st of September, 2020.
- Any signs of plagiarism will disqualify the entrant.
- Submissions must be only in MS Word
- Organizer’s decision is final
- The Anthology is expected to be out around October of this year.
- 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
- Only the published Poets/Essayists will be invited for a special reading in honour of the immediate past governor of Oyo State
- Automatic membership into the Ibadan Book Club (IBC).
For more enquiries please call Wole Adedoyin on 08072673852 (whatsapp), 08136577687 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit the Official Website.