Two SEVHAGE authors, Su’eddie Vershima Agema and Terseer Sam Baki have been shortlisted for the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) National Literary Prize 2015. Su’eddie was shortlisted for the ANA/Abubakar Gimba Prize for Short
Story with his 2014 published collection of short stories, The Bottom of Another Tale while Mr. Baki was shortlisted for the
ANA Prize for Poetry with his poetry collection, Euphoria of Sophistry.
It will be noted that Su’eddie was the joint-winner for the ANA Prize for Poetry in 2014 with his collection, Home Equals Holes: Tale of an Exile (alongside Ebi Yeibo’s The Fourth Masquerade). He was also shortlisted for the ANA Prize for Prose 2014.
An exclusive first print/publishing of Baki’s Euphoria of Sophistry was done in the first quarter of 2015. Orders for both books can be made by sending a mail to email@example.com.
Meanwhile, other books on the ANA Prize for Poetry 2015 shortlist include Servio Gbadamosi’s A Tributary in Solitude (WriteHouse, 2015), Dami Ajayi’s Clinical Blues and Nwachukwu’s Blazing Moon. The other contenders for the ANA/Abubakar Gimba Short Story Prize are Halima Aliyu’s Fire on the Tip of Ice (Kraftbooks, 2015) and Olubunmi Familoni’s Smithereens of Death (WriteHouse, 2015).
Full details of the prize list as announced by Richard Ali (ANA National PRO North) can be found here.
It is on record that ‘three SEVHAGE writers made the ANA Prize list last year. In addition to Su’eddie, the others are Damian Jam with his Sounds of a Metal Gong (ANA Prize for Poetry Shortlist 2014) and Dul Johnson with his Melancholia (ANA Prize for Drama 2014).
To make orders for Su’eddie Vershima Agema’s Home Equals Holes: Tale of an Exile and/or The Bottom of Another Tale; Terseer Sam Baki’s Euphoria of Sophistry, or any other SEVHAGE book, please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We wish our authors and the others on the shortlist the very best of luck.