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Call for Participation: Minna Poetry Slam 2021 ~ Just For Words

  Just For Words Arts Initiative invites spoken word poets all over Nigeria to participate in the Minna Poetry Slam 2021 and win N50,000 in cash prize.   Minna Poetry Slam 2021 consists of three rounds covering three themes. Participants will be eliminated from each round up until the final round, where the judges will pick a winner for the prize. Each participant is expected to have poems for each round. The poems must be written and performed by the original author. THEMES AND TIME LIMITS Round 1: Rape — 1 minute Round 2: Violence — 2 minutes Round 3: Mental Health — 3 minutes There are only 20 slots for participants this year. Apply now and get shortlisted. Registration for the slam is for a fee of N1,000. Payment confirms registration. Minna Poetry Slam 2021 will be judged by a panel of individual judges. For participation, send a message via any of our social media handles, email or the WhatsApp numbers below, with your full name and formal intention to parti

Artist Handprint ~ Sir Eriata Oribhabor

  Sir Eriata Oribhabor is a Nigerian poet, essayist, editor, social commentator, literary activist and publisher at Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV) . He is a prolific writer who ranks amongst Nigeria's most published contemporary authors. B orn and raised in Warri, Nigeria, he has a degree in Political Science from the University of Abuja. His job as a federal Government employee has seen him traverse Warri, Kaduna, Abuja, and Lagos where he currently resides. He is a former Chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Abuja Chapter, and President, Poets in Nigeria (PIN) Initiative, a platform that works with committed poets to render countless services to society via poetry. With many PIN Connect Centres spread across Nigeria, Poets in Nigeria Initiative is arguably the foremost Art body promoting poetry in Nigeria today.  In this maiden edition of Artist Handprint, we bring to you the list of titles that have his name etched on them as the writer, editor, and co-