All you need to know about the Teecoks Writing Competition

Teecoks writing competition

We at The Sparkle Writer’s Hub are excited to be a part of the Teecoks Writing Competition which is organized by the Towunmi Coker Literary Initiative.

The competition which is in its fourth year is for secondary school students in Lagos state and the focus will be on poetry and fiction writing.  Winners in each category stand a chance to win tablets, books, school packs and much more. Tee-shirts, sweat jackets and other items will also be won as consolation prizes.

Here are the entry guidelines:

1. Poetry

  • Submit a poem which expresses your feelings about the future of Nigeria/ Africa and how best you feel citizens can prepare for this future.
  • Each poem submitted should not be longer than 30 lines.
  • Only FIVE entries per school is permitted.

2. Fiction

  • A fictional piece of not more than 1000 words with a plot directed towards the menace of terrorism in our world today should be submitted.
  • Only TEN entries per school are permitted.

The deadline for submission for both the poem and the fiction piece is Friday 11th November, 2016.

For more information, you can send an email to [email protected] or call 0803 3843 334.

Tell a secondary school student that you know today. This is one competition that they don’t want to miss out on.

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