Itanile Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the Itanile Award for 2022. In rewarding the efforts and commitments of literary creatives for advancing the African experience through storytelling, we select winners of the award from works we publish from January to December every year. Our guest editor selected winners based on strength, quality, and the impact of their works on the Itanile community. The winners in each category received $200 each.



Time is Different Over Here by Chioma Mildred Okonkwo

A Rehearsal of Shame by Enit’ayanfe Ayosojumi Akinsanya


May the Thirtieth by Onyedikachi Shaquille Johnson

At the Twilight of Your Sojourner by Olabisi Akinwale


Author’s Feet by Cynthia Abdallah

To be considered for the Itanile Magazine Award 2023, send in your works during our reading periods: Jan 13th-Feb 13th and July 1st-August 1st. 

Congratulations to the winners!

To read the winning entries, download our latest Issue.