2019 LONGLIST

THE ZI PRIZE (for Creative Genius)

  1. Talk Less, Observe more (visual art) – Ifeanyichukwu Osagie
  2. The Third Coming (prose) – Chizoma Emeka Joshua
  3. My 3am Visitor (prose) – Ezemenahi Chiamaka Sylvia
  4. Somebody’s Daughter (prose) – Okey-Onyema Sharon
  5. What I do not carry well (poetry) – Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto
  6. I stroke the broken wings of the eagle (poetry) – Betiku Ayokunle
  7. Mama’s Backyard (prose) – Omotola John Oluwadarasimi
  8. Letter To Aminu (poetry) – Akinlabi Lolade
  9. Of Colours and Identity (poetry) – Ogedengbe Tolulope
  10. A Song of hope (poetry) – Samuel Irusota
  11. The day it rained hell and black (prose) – Praise Osawaru
  12. University Woman (prose) – Godwin Uwadilachi

Notable mention: “Conversation With Stereo at Monastery” (poetry) – Tope Adaramola

Soonest Nathaniel,
For the ZI Prize 2019 Jury.

Congratulations!