CALL FOR ENTRIES: 3rd Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize For Book Review 2019


The Lagos Book & Art Festival is a week-long celebration of books and ideas (and the minds behind books and ideas)… The ‘feast of life and ideas’ is set to hold November 4-10 at Freedom Park (and other venues in Lagos).

To qualify for the Book Review Competition, entrants are expected to read and review ONE of these books:

i) Afonja The Rise, by Tunde Leye

ii) Three Women, by Bunmi Oyinsan

iii) Where Are You From, by Lola Akande


The contest prize is N100,000 and Certificate of Recognition.

Submission to the contest closes, November 2, 2019 at 12 noon… Late entries will not be accomodated.

NOTE: Review must not have been previously published in any medium beforehand.

Entries should be sent to, copy

The winner of the contest will be announced, November 8, 2019. 


View flyer below for more information;





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