Call for entries for The Fidelity Bank Creative Writing Competition 2012

The Fidelity Bank International Creative Writing Workshop 2012 is the 3rd in a series of efforts to redirect the energy of Nigerian youths to those values that once made Nigeria great. The workshop is also an important component of Fidelity’s Corporate Social Responsibility CSR through which the bank continues to push for a better society.

Participants will be expected to read and discuss a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, as well as complete short writing exercises. Participation in the forthcoming workshop is limited to those who apply and are accepted. A public symposium featuring readings and panel discussions will be held on the last day of the workshop.

To apply, send an e-mail to – Your e-mail subject should bear the title – Workshop Application. The body of the e-mail should contain your name, address, a few sentences about yourself and writing sample of between 200 and 800 words. Deadline for submissions is 20th June, 2012.

It is important for entrants to indicate whether their sample is fiction or non-fiction. Acceptance will be based on the quality of the writing sample. All writing material must be pasted or written in the body of the e-mail. Entrants are disallowed from sending any attachments. Applications with attachments will be automatically disqualified. If accepted, you will be notified by July 4, 2010

Post Author: Segun Adekoye

Olusegun Adekoye is an Analyst at CP AFRICA. He is a writer of short stories, poems and feature articles, speaker and blogger. His articles and write-ups have been featured on several blogs and websites including BBC. He reported on Technology news for Bikya Masr (Egypt). He lives at He can be reached at

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