It is with great pleasure that we announce to you that Creative Writing News has been awarded by the Nigerian Writers’ Awards(NWA) as one of the “20 Outstanding Nigerian Writers Platforms (Year 2018)”
Amazing! We are very excited and grateful to all our readers, cause this wouldn’t have been possible without you!
“This year the Nigerian Writers’ Awards team have decided to create a niche for outstanding platforms that stood out in supporting, promoting African Arts, Culture and Literature as well as encouraging young writers.” And Creative Writing News was recognized as one of these platforms.
Some of the other platforms on this list include: Brittle Paper, Okada Books, Saraba, Channels Book Club etc.
In another round of exciting news, our wonderful pioneer, Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam was honored as one of “100 Most Influential Nigerian Writers under 40” by the Nigerian Writers Awards for the year 2018.
This list of 100 influential Nigerian writers under 40 making change, impacting lives with their writing, earning national and global achievements in the year under review (November 2017- October 2018) was compiled after a series of interviews, reviews, nominations online and offline.
It is also worthy to note that this is the second year in a row that she’s winning this award and we are very proud of her.
We wish you all compliments of the season!