LONGLIST: Poetry Prize Awards 2020

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Today, 2 June, we reveal the ‘2020 Poetry Prize Awards’ fifty-three (53)  longlisted poets who are still in running to win the prestigious award celebrating the best of poetry from around the world.

 

Here’s the whole list:


In alphabetical order.

  1. Abdulafeez Olaitan [Olaitan Humble]
  2. Adedamola Precious [Premol_a]
  3. Aethereal Psyche [Aethereal_Psyche]
  4. Aleena Shahid [jennie]
  5. Aliyu Shehu [Pen On Canvas]
  6. Amy C. Bryan [Carrie Bryan Atkins]
  7. Ann Yebei [Naan20157]
  8. Baffour Frimpong [JJB]
  9. Banseka Rigobert Nsa [Debanrinsa]
  10. Benikranus Appaw [pen.cells]
  11. Boni Godswill [Wilbee]
  12. Cromwell Sackey [Cromwell]
  13. Cyle Tramel
  14. Daniel Boamah [danielthepoet]
  15. Daniel Juma [Daniel J]
  16. Dike Williams [Dyke]
  17. Doree Anderson
  18. Ebenezer Adu Asare [Twelfth Hour]
  19. Edet Isiting [Eddy_wrytes]
  20. Emmanuel Nwakanma [Meka Wrights]
  21. Eric Amoako [Ehmrys]
  22. Eugene Acheampong [Da7thPoet]
  23. Faniyi Oluwatomiwa [Tommy Brian]
  24. Fatokun Ibukun [BluesBoy]
  25. Fridaus Moyosore [Nana]
  26. Gemma Escolano
  27. Irena Pavliuk [Irena Chekanivska]
  28. Japheth Agbonavbare [Jay wordz]
  29. John Temitope [XIII June]
  30. Joseph Awujoola [Sephace_]
  31. Joseph Umana [Joemario Umana]
  32. Kaboji Muhammad [Kabojie Geh]
  33. Kukua Nyarkoa [_Kuks_]
  34. Kyei Samuel [Kofi Believe]
  35. Lloyd Ericson Rodriguez [hashtag_leon]
  36. Marzuq Umar Bashir [Mvrzuq]
  37. Mihika Agarwal
  38. Muhammad Gilima [Gilimiano]
  39. Nathan Cocker
  40. Ogunsanwo Kazeem [HRM_DaPsalmist]
  41. Olawunmi Olaniyi [Unspoken_words]
  42. Osaze Iyokho [Osaze]
  43. Paul Baffoe-Bonnie [ButTheJoyFormidable]
  44. Philip Gyamfi
  45. Praise Ohanwe [Praiz]
  46. Prakriti Gupta [StormStruck]
  47. Sonakshi Srivastava
  48. Sreejith Perunthachan
  49. Tanusha Sanghvi [My handwritten jottings]
  50. Timilehin Anna Marie Fashina [hesaidandiwrote]
  51. Ummulkhair Yunusa [Khayr_Y]
  52. Welbeck Akuamoah-Boateng [Tha WordSmith]
  53. Wolf Bolz [Gadralneure]
 

 The shortlist for the 2020 Poetry Prize Awards will be announced
on Wednesday, 10 June.

Congratulations to all Longlisted poets.

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The longlist was selected by a panel of five judges, chaired by Rubaia M. Quill.

Read about the Jury below.

 

 

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