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Shortlist for the 2018 June Edition of cfriterz’s Freedom Magazine/Anthology

We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2018 June Edition of cfriterz’s Freedom Magazine/Anthology. After thorough review and selection by our panel of judges we present you the top 11 out of more than 60 entries received.

In Fiction we have:

“Carbon Copy”  by Chinenyenwa Favour Chukwuma  (Nigeria)
“Last Days”  by Amynah Dauda (Nigeria)
“Tell Nonso that we are looking for him” by Kene Obiezu (Nigeria)
“Wings” by Jim Blessed (Nigeria)
“The Mysterious Matter of Mallam Musa’s Missing Murano”  by Adebola Oluwaseyi (Nigeria)

In Poetry:
“Haunted” by Fatimat Okhuosami  (Nigeria)
“Recompense” by Ezeani Uchechukwu (Nigeria)
“Love Is The Religion” by David Lein Victor  (Nigeria)
“The Irony of Hope” by Emmanuel Udoma  (Nigeria)
“Addiction” & “Nomadic Eyes” by Sinaso Mxakaza  (South Africa)

In Non-Fiction:
“Growing Pains” by Barakat Akinsiku  (Nigeria)

The Magazine also features:
1. Olumide Glowville (Nigeria)

2. Wanja Kavenji (Kenya)

3. Deoye Falade (Nigeria)

4. Oladeji Jonathan (Nigeria)

5. Osho Samuel (Nigeria)

6. Bamidele Aiyejina (Nigeria)

Prizes
First Prize – 20, 000 naira, A copy of Jude Idada’s “Sankara” and,a free license for WriteApp worth ($25) and a Heavily Discounted Publishing Deal with Eleviv Publishing
First Runner Up – 10, 000 naira, A copy of Jude Idada’s “Sankara” and, a free license for WriteApp worth ($25).
Second Runner Up – 10, 000 naira, A copy of Jude Idada’s “Sankara” and, a free license for WriteApp worth ($25).

Winners are announced in the Magazine. Get a copy to discover the award winners.

This shortlist and the Magazine is endorsed by our Editor; Karo Oforofuo (Okadabooks) & www.theshortstory.co.uk. To discover the winning entries, subscribe below and receive the Magazine in your email. The Magazine will be available for download on the cfwriterz store by the 30th of June, 2018.

 

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About the Author

jonathanoladeji

Damilola is co-author of Life's Chrysalis, where he wrote “Rejection: Like Earth to Rain”. His writing has appeared in The Naked Convos, Africa on the Blog, The Guardian News Nigeria, Viva-Naija News, and Tuck Magazine. He also volunteers with PDBY News at the University of Pretoria. Damilola is an IREBS for African Real Estate Research Scholar at the University of Pretoria, where he is a Doctoral Candidate. He is the Head of Media and Strategy at Upside Africa. Damilola won the Biopage essay contest in 2018. He plays the saxophone for leisure.

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