If you’re a Nigerian writer of satire, submit to the Punocracy Prize for Satire 2020 those articles of yours that creatively depict and reflect wit, irony, and sarcasm for a chance to win up to N200,000.
Sponsored by the Goethe-Institut, the second edition of the contest comes with no restrictions on topics. Entries are accepted in form of prose, drama, news, poetry, a speech, a bill, a letter, a manual, a prophecy, an essay, an advert, or even quasi-scriptural passages.
Join this community of young creatives, create premium and profound satire to be understood by an audience that gets it.
Submit your entries now to have it published on the Punocracy website, be initiated into a safe space for writers, connect with other lovers and creators of satire in Nigeria and if you win, get a prize on top of it all.
Application Deadline: July 19, 2020
In a separately judged category, this year’s edition of the contest introduces entries in satirical visual art/political cartooning for a complementing stand-alone prize.
All contestants in the Punocracy Prize for Satire 2020 get:
Overall winners of the contest get:
To be eligible for the contest, applicants:
It’s required that all entries must:
Entries that do not meet these criteria are automatically disqualified.
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Punocracy is a community of young writers of satire in Nigeria that was launched in March 2018 to encourage free speech, promote critical thinking and political consciousness.
Nigeria’s first strictly satirical blog, Punocracy aims to be home to different species of Nigerian satirists, where societal issues can be addressed using the tools of pun, humor, and wit.
Punocracy Prize for Satire 2020, the second edition is sponsored by the Goethe-Institut, a non-profit German cultural association that encourages international cultural exchange and relations, under its Support and Connect program.
The Contest is also supported and provided book prizes by Light Multifarious Books.
Application Deadline is 11:59 pm (GMT+1), Sunday, July 19, 2020
20 shortlisted entries will be announced no later than October.
Overall winners will be awarded during the World Satire Day celebration the following month
Each entry will be reviewed thoroughly and selections will be made based on the originality of ideas and issues addressed
The Contest will be judged by two highly proficient personalities:
Winners from 2019 Punocracy prize for satire are:
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