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The Arts-Muse Fair gets new Associate Editor

Paul Liam joins The Arts-Muse Fair Editorial team as Associate Editor. He was previously our Guest contributor, pitching in incisive essays and reviews. As Associate Editor, Paul Liam will work closely with the Founding Editor to edit, curate and publish literary works on our site. Paul Liam (Paul T. Liam) is a poet, author, book reviewer, critical writer, editor, literary columnist, polemist, organizer and a creative writing mentor. A 2014 Ebedi fellow, he is the co-editor of  Ebedi Review  (Journal of the Ebedi International Writers’ Residency, Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria). A former Assistant Secretary of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Niger State Chapter, a former Public Relations Manager of the HilltopArts Centre, Minna. His published works include,  Indefinite Cravings  (2012),  Saint Sha’ade and Other Poems  (2014),  Life is Like a Flower  (anthology),  Fireflies  (anthology). He co-edited,  Dew Drop , a student anthology of poetry. His critical ess

Call for Entries: Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) 2020

Deadline: 31 st  March, 2020 INTRODUCTION Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) aimed at stimulating literary creativity and encouraging critical thinking among Nigerian undergraduates. Since its inception in 2016 at the University of Ibadan, the prize has received about 2500 entries from students representing over 100 tertiary institutions (including universities, polytechnics, colleges of education, schools of nursing and seminary schools). Reputed as the foremost poetry prize for Nigerian students, the NSPP has awarded over a million Naira (1,000,000) to winning entrants and published 400 poems authored by selected student-poets in four anthologies:  The Sun Will Rise Again (2016), Mixed History (2017), Deep Dreams (2018) and Micah (2019). Notably, tertiary institutions such as University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu and Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Yenagoa hosted the NSPP Awards in