We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the maiden edition of Krystal Pen spoken word poetry contest.
As it is our mission and tradition to air every unheard voice, to give a platform to every unprivileged writer, the #15000 prize money should encourage and motivate writers across the continent, who are yet to have the big stage.
Our Judges are Joel Pereyi and Olaleye Doyin Sunshine
The shortlisted spoken word poets are;
Muhammad Bello Mikai’l
Muhammad Bello Mikai’l is a young spoken word poet, He was born at Zuba, Suleja local government of Niger state.
Born in Accra, Ghana, 19-year old Faddal Ibrahim is a passionate writer, poet and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Saint Thomas Aquinas Senior High School, where he studied General Science.
Precious Nzubechukwu Egbo
Precious Nzubechukwu Egbo is a poet from Enugu State, Nigeria. She has written few unpublished poems in the past two years. She’s currently a university student. When she’s not online or sleeping, she loves listening to music. She can be reached on Facebook at Precious Nzubechi Egbo.
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Edward Amonu Andrews
Edward holds a first degree in Social Science Education with Political Science major.
The 23 year old lad is a passionate and talented Poet as well as an actor. He has directed and acted more than 50 stage-plays and as well written and staged not less than 50 Spoken- word poetry pieces. Currently, He has five official spoken word poetry piece releases as a plus to his brand with his brand name Andword.
Aside his talent,he is also an enterpreneur and a tutor.
And finally, a line about his marriage life, he is single.
Iwuagwu Ikechukwu .O.
His first poem collection “Harvest of Aesthetics” recommended for publication by Olympia publishers in London is yet to be published. He is currently working on his second poem collection “Divergent”
Good luck to everyone on the shortlist.
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