The second lady opens nominations for ‘Samira Bawumia Literature Prize’
The second lady, Samira Bawumia has opened nominations for young talented writers to file and submit their literally piece for an awesome prize.
Dubbed “Samira Bawumia Literature Prize,” it aims at developing the country’s creative writing and giving writers the needful support through publishing opportunities, cash prizes, and publicity.
Announcing the opening of the nominations on her social media page on Monday, the second lady stated that her outfit would again provide story tellers opportunity to submit their work for wholesale prize.
She noted that those who weave words into amazing stories needed to be recommended for their awesome work, saying “we believe strongly in the expression of self through writing.”
Samira Bawumia explained that the programme was an annual literary event for the best short fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose by talented local writers between the ages of 15 and 25 to award them for their contributions in promoting the country’s literature.
The annual event, she said would see the winner taking home GH¢5,000 cash prize, a laptop and a feature in the winners’ anthology and other souvenirs, thus urged the public to submit their arts latest by May 8.
“Submissions for the Samira Bawumia Literature Prize are now open.
Visit https://t.co/1iezcjEsvU to submit your entries,” she added.
The event would also be used to celebrate the world book day to empower creative minds whose enriched words define the culture, art, craft and story of the country to shepherd the country to development.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE