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Meet the First Winners of our Instagram Weekly African Female Legend Contest


We received interesting entries last week and we’re glad to announce our very first winners.

Our overall winner is Theola Amiokhaibhor known by her alias, Theola Monday, a 300-level student of the Department of English and Literature in the University of Benin. Still as a newbie in the world of literature, she won the Chronicles Short Fiction Prize in 2019. Although the dream is to be the loudest literary voice of the 21st century and win fancy prizes, she is content with taking her world one short story at a time.

Theola Amiokhaibhor, winner of N10,000 cash prize and a copy of Scarlet

Our second winner and runner-up is Prudence Onaah, Prudence Onaah is a young Nigerian lawyer and writer. She graduated from the University of Jos, Nigeria and the Nigerian Law School. She divides her time between legal practice and writing. She has been featured on various platforms and has diversified interests in fiction and nonfiction writing.

Prudence Onaah, second runner-up and winner of a copy of Scarlet

The second round of the contest is on. Read guidelines here. We look forward to reading your entry. Follow us on Instagram to be abreast of our contests and giveaways.

Scarlet is set to be released on the 22nd of June at the inaugural Benue Book and Arts Festival holding in Makurdi from June 20 -22 2019.

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