The Association of Nigerian Authors invites all Nigerian Writers Home and Abroad to the 30th International Convention
The Association of Nigerian Authors invites interested Nigerian writers, home and abroad to send in their works for the ANA @ 30 commemorative anthologies.
The anthologies which will cover the three genre of literature – Prose, Poetry and Play will be presented during the International Convention and 30th Anniversary of the association in October 2011, in Abuja.
Guidelines for Poetry Anthology:
– Writers are expected to send in 5 poems each
– Poems must be original and never previously published in any form (including on the internet)
– Poets are free to use any poetic form of their choice
– Submissions must be in English language
– The Subject box of the email should read: ANA @ 30 POETRY SUBMISSION
Editors: Ahmed Maiwada & Kabura Zakama.
Guidelines for Short Story Anthology:
– Writers are expected to send in maximum of two short stories
– Stories could be on any subject matter of the writer’s choice
– No part of the story must not have been published before
– Entries must be a maximum of 2500 words
– The Subject box of the email should read: ANA @ 30 SHORT STORY SUBMISSION.
Editors: Diego Okenyodo & Lizzy Ben-Iheanacho, (Phd)
Guidelines for Play Anthology:
– Each writer to submit one play each
– All plays must be original (no adaptation) and on any subject matter of the playwright’s choice
– Playwrights are free to explore any form of drama of their choice
– Play must be a maximum of three acts or not more than 45 minutes in performance time
– The Subject box of the email should read: ANA @ 30 PLAY SUBMISSION.
Editors: Denja Abdullahi & Jerry Jerry Adesewo
– General Rules:
– All entries should be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org- Deadline for submission is midnight of Wednesday 31st August 2011.
– All entries must be accompanied with the biodata of the writer
For enquiries, please feel free to contact the Convention secretariat on 08182005597 or email