Join CNA’s #StartReadingByReading Challenge To Win N50,000
On January 15, 2021, celebrated and widely read Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie announced and launched the #StartReadingByReading Challenge on her Instagram Page.
According to the award-winning writer, this challenge and giveaway is not just her first monetary giveaway but it was inspired by a conversation with someone who in trying to instill the reading culture in her daughter paid her some money for every page she read.
Here’s how to join the #StartReadingByReading Challenge
- Read her latest short story: OLIKOYE which she describes as “fiction based on fact.
- Post your response in the comments of this Instagram post. Keep it short (100 words). It can be in any form and about anything in the story.
- The deadline is Sunday, January 17, 9 PM West African Time. The winning response will get 50,000 Naira.
To read OLIKOYE, click here
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Award-winning poet, Ilya Kaminsky, describes it as a “stunning, memorable book”!
You had your voice,
yet silence was your outburst ..."
In this #poem, Ojo Emmanuel writes about loss, grief, and the long painful journey to healing. It is a sad, sensational poem & worth the #read.
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