Friday, June 29, 2012

KorloueNow Poetry Competition


KorloueNow is a platform for promoting creative thoughts through writing. It hopes to shift the attention of youths from violence as a means to an end to writing. It is an intellectual platform for developing creative ideas and thought. KorloueNow was formed in 2011 as a project with the sole aim of providing a place online, where budding writers could get their works posted and read by others, with links on Twitter and Facebook. In 2012, the focus changed from just writing, to improving the livelihood of the writers by organising competitions where there will be financial rewards, and publication of selected pieces. The goal is to create a hub for competitions spanning all the genres, and on regular basis.

The KorloueNow Poetry Corner
The wait is over, finally. Ok guys; let’s make some money with our brains, pads and qwertys.  Invoke the muse if he’s departed you, commune with the lyrical gods and get those pieces out. Yes, come out! Tell your friends to tell their friends to tell their parents. The inaugural KorloueNow Poetry Competition is on. Let’s do more than just writing.

1st Prize                    N50, 000
2nd Prize                   N30,000
3rd Prize                    N20,000

The top 10 will be given certificates, and their pieces published on their website
Submission ends at 11:59pm on the 1st of August, 2012, and winners will be announced on the 15th of August, 2012.  More information on the website

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