Nigeria LNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017 for Young Nigerian Writers ($USD100,000 Prize)

Application Deadline:7th April, 2017

The yearly literary prize is sponsored by Nigeria LNG (NLNG) to honour the best book by a Nigerian author between the last 4 years. The prize rotates around four literary genres: Prose fiction, poetry, drama and children’s literature.


  • No book published before January 2013 will be accepted
  • An author will enter only one published work. More manuscripts will not be accepted
  • No book  previously submitted for this competition may be re-submitted at a later date even if major revisions have been made or a new edition has been published.
  • The prize will be rewarded for no other reason than excellence

How to Apply:

  • Ten copies of the entries and if available, an e-copy together with evidence of Nigerian citizenship (photocopy of Nigerian passport or I.D card) may be submitted either by authors or publishers in accordance with the genres in competition.
  • Books should be submitted to Nigeria LNG’s External Relations Division, promoters of the prize, by the stipulated deadline.
  • Complete contact information, including full contact address, phone number(s), email(s), and other relevant contact information will accompany every submission.

Entries shall be sent to:

The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Nigeria LNG Limited,
Intels Aba Road Estate,
Km 16 Port-Harcourt-Aba Expressway,
P.M.B 5660 Port-Harcourt Rivers state


The Nigeria Prize for Literature,
External Relations Division,
Heron House,
10 Dean Farrar Street,
London, SW1H 0DX
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Nigeria LNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017



  1. Pls Consider “Variation In CIVICS, RELIGION & MORAL PHILOSOPHY (Becoming Undoomed)” for an award. An Educative & Insightful Book. Thanks. +2348093648754


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