Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Submit and Win copies of Uganda's award-winning Tropical Fish, by Doreen Baingaga

The 5th and final BN Poetry Award for Uganda. Next year, the award goes regional. Theme: Innovation As we celebrate the 5th and final BN Poetry Award for Uganda, the theme of Innovation. Innovation can mean advancement, newness, modernity, creativity and so on. Guidelines for the award: • The theme is Innovation and you may submit a total of three poems under this theme • The award is open to Ugandan women above 18 years and who are residents of Uganda • The poems must be in English, previously unpublished and sent as word attachments in Times New Roman Size 12, single-spaced • Original past first winners are not eligible to participate. • Submit poems by email to or post to p o Box 34942 Kampala, Uganda • For more details, follow the facebook page, Beverley Nambozo Poetry Foundation or blog: or website: • Submissions will be accepted from 7 January 2013 to 5 May 2013 Prizes: • In September 2013, the winners will attend a fully sponsored trip to the Storymoja Hay Festival in Nairobi alongside cash prizes of 500 US Dollars, 300 US Dollars and 200 US Dollars respectively to use at the festival. • The first three will win autographed copies of poetry. The first three winners will also be awarded autographed copies of Diaries of a Dead African, by Chuma Nwokolo, Jr. • Three autographed copies of Tropical Fish, by award-winning author, Doreen Baingana

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