Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s The Son of the House, Azizah Idris M’s A Sackful of Wishes, and Olaoluwa Oni’s The YNBA have been announced as semi-finalists for the inaugural SprinNG Women Authors Prize.

The prize entails the investment of ₦200,000 in the purchasing, distributing, and marketing of the winning book. A SprinNG press release notes that this amount was increased from ₦100,000 “as a result of a sponsor’s generosity.” 

The semi-finalists were selected by a judging panel comprised of Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu, Eketi Edima Ette, I.S Jones, and Mona Zutshi Opubor.

The winner will be announced via Zoom on January 15, 2021, at 12pm.

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Read more about the semi-finalists and their works here.

Brittle Paper congratulates the semi-finalists.