Creative Freelance Writerz is pleased to announce the winners of the June 2020 Collins Elesiro Literary Prize for Fiction, Non-fiction & Poetry. After a rigorous work of reading all the 153 entries that were sent to the site for the June Freedom magazine and selecting the shortlist, we finally have our winners.

The Judges for this June’s CFW Freedom magazine are;

• Jide Badmus for poetry.

• Gloria Mwaniga for prose.

• Michael Tolulope Emmanuel for prose.

• Bamidele Aiyejina (Editorial team).

• Jeff Ugochukwu (Editorial team).

The best three entries will be receiving N100,000 cash prize, e-book publishing deal worth N60,000 and will appear in a foremost African digital and print magazine.

The winners are as follows:


Mazpa Ejikem, for All His Scents

1st Runner Up:

Chibueze Obunadike, for Biafra, Land of the Sun

2nd Runner Up:

Ifeanyi Igwe, for The Smell

We say a very big congratulations to the winners and a thank you to those who submitted.

Remember to stay safe and protected. Ciao.

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