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Call for Submissions: The New Man Writing Contest 4th Edition, 2019

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Call for Submissions: The New Man Writing Contest 4th Edition, 2019

The New Man Writing Contest is a yearly literary writing contest organised by The New Man Movement, a positive youth organization with vibrant minds that desire a change in society beginning with the youths.

At The New Man Movement, we believe that writing has a power to change men from the old to the new. This is why in it's fourth year, The New Man Writing Contest is targeted at the promotion of literary works by combing through the forest of literary virginity amongst secondary school students.


1. Entry for this Contest is FREE
2. This contest is ONLY open to ACTIVE students of secondary schools in Nigeria.
3. There are two Contest Categories
a. Junior Secondary Category
b. Senior Secondary Category.
4. Submission Opens from the 24th of July and runs through 29th October, 2019.
5. The general Theme for the Contest is ''African Heritage and Values'' Participants in the contest may choose to modify titles depending on the genre. However, titles must link to the central theme.

Submission Modalities:

1. Length of Submission.
a. Poetry- No lesser than one page.
b. Prose and Drama submissions should not exceed 5000 words.

2. Entries should be mailed to [email protected]
A short biography of the writer, school, Contest Category (Junior/Senior Secondary), class details and contact Information should be attached to the email.

All winners would be announced on our Website, Social Media Handles and Media Partner Platforms

Prizes will be awarded to top six winners- three from each category (Junior Secondary Category and Senior Secondary Category)

For Sponsorship and further enquiries, please call

+2348146798514 or +2348071534258.

You may also send a mail to [email protected]

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