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Nigerian Writers Awards 2018: Time To Send In Nominations For Your Favourite Bloggers


Nigerian Writers Awards 2018 - Time To Send In Nominations For Your Favourite Bloggers

The Nigerian Writers Awards (NWA) is a platform organized to reward excellence, network, celebrate Nigerian Writers of different genres (literature, journalism entertainment and arts), create a synergy between budding and established writers in Nigeria and in the diaspora. It is the first of its kind awards to reward writers of different genres and writers’ supportive brands.

The inaugural edition of the Nigerian Writers Awards ceremony was held on Saturday 6th of February, 2016 at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos with professionals, authors, journalists, entertainers, personalities in the public sectors, established and young Nigerian Writers across the country and in the diaspora with fifteen (15) notable media houses present at the event.

Following the success of the inaugural edition the 2nd edition was held on Sunday 19th of February 2017 at Ace Olivia, Lagos City Mall Onikan, Lagos.

The 3rd edition is scheduled to hold in March 2018 in Nigeria.

  1. CALL FOR SUBMISSION:

The award will consider nominations of writers who have proven their worth and commitment in writing, entries will be received from individuals, private sectors, civil society or government and will  be rewarded based on the categories listed.  

The 2018 Nigerian Writers Awards will consider nomination for activities in the following period under review: March 2016- June 2017.

Nomination opens on the 24th of August 2017 – 20th of October 2017

  1. HOW TO NOMINATE

Procedures:

Have you have read or seen a writer’s work that is worth winning the Nigerian Writers Award? Then, you can nominate his/her work.

  • Send a brief about the Nominee.
  • Send the Nominee(s) Work. (Web Links or Reviews)- Check #5 below for categories
  • Nominees Contact details if possible (Social Networks, Email or Telephone contact-To receive notification of nomination, event details and other necessary information).

Send entries to [email protected]ards.com

Categories

  • Journalism Categories (send web links of published works, stories, features etc. Maximum of 3 links).
  • Published Books (Send a Review of the Book(s) not more than 850 words and where the book(s) can be gotten-Online or Bookstores).

NB: All works must fall between March 2016- June 2017. 

The Nominee list will be announced on a later date which will be communicated.

The category winners will be announced at the NWA gala event in Lagos to be held in March 2018.

  1. THE JUDGING AND VOTING PROCEDURE

The Judging process goes through two stages. Stage one (nomination) and Stage Two (winning list).

  • The Judging Panels will be selected by the NWA Committee.
  • The Award Jury is composed of individuals of high moral stature with demonstrated commitment to the ideals of the Nation and who have distinguished themselves in their respective writing fields and covers virtually all category of writing (Literature, Media, Entertainment and Arts).
  • The Jury will be responsible for the selection of the winners in judges’ categories only.
  • The Jury evaluation will be based on three criteria; Originality, Creativity, and Message delivery.

VOTING CATEGORY.

  • Readers/Audience Votes will determine the winners in the voting categories.

(Check Below for the voting categories)

Voting Procedures

When the official nominee list is out, readers and audience will cast their votes. (VOTING CATEGORIES ONLY).

Nine (9) categories only will be eligible for voting.

NB: Only works with correct links, properly written and submitted will be reviewed.

  1. CATEGORIES

No



CATEGORY



[JUDGES] 



 [READERS/AUDIENCE]



1



Business Writer of the Year



***


 

2



Sports Writer of the Year



***


 

3



Entertainment Writer of the Year


 

   ***



4



Feature Writer of the Year



***


 

5



Campus Writer of the Year



***



6



Romance Writer of the Year



***



7



Script Writer of the Year  (Movie Only)



   ***



8



Fiction Writer of the Year



***



9



Non-Fiction Writer of the Year



***



10



Poetry Writer of the Year



***



11



Spoken Word Poet of the Year



   ***



12



Poetry Promoter of the Year



   ***



13



Health Writer of the Year



***



14



Faith-Based Writer of the Year



***



15



Blogger of the Year (Fashion/Entertainment)



   ***



16



Literary Blogger of the Year



   ***



17



Diaspora Writer of the Year



   ***



18



Child/Teenage Writer of the Year (7-19 Years)



***



19



Young Writer of the Year (20-26 Year)



***



20



Writer of the Year



***



21



Writers’ Most Supportive Brand of the Year



   ***



22.



Media House of the Year (TV/Print/Radio)



   ***


Judges: 13 categories

Voting: 9 categories


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Dayo is the 2017 NWA Fashion Blogger of the year and the Managing Editor for Fashionpheeva. She is a graduate of Aquaculture & Fisheries Management from Funaab and an Associate member of The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria. Dayo loves writing about fashionable people. You can follow her on Instagram @apphiaanna and @fashionpheeva

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