Shortlisted Entries For League Of Wordsmiths 2018

After a versatile cum tenacious process of judging, we’re pleased to announce the 10-man shortlist for both categories for this years League Of Wordsmiths.

The call for entries which was open from the 12th of November till the 25th of November received a total of 96 entries. However, of this entries, 10 were invalid, and hence weren’t judged.

Find below the shortlisted wordsmiths for both categories, and their entries.

Poetry Category

• My Favourite ColoursFaloke Oluwatoyin
Broken RealitiesAremo Jah
Broken RealitiesAyinmode Mercy
Living Dead – Halimah Yusuf
Broken RealitiesAdeyemi Esther Oluwatunmishe
• CrackedOni Tomiwa
• The Sparks Between My Eyes – Edoziem Miracle
• Broken Realities – Dipe Jola
• Elegy Of The Mother African Adebowale Kolawole
• Maybe Life Holds Us With Our Hands On Her Waist
– Jejemy Oluwasola Ayanfeolorun

Short Story Category

Click Here To Read The Unedited Versions Of The Shortlisted Stories

• BrokenIqmat Gbemisola Babarinde
Untitled Adeniran Similoluwa
Broken RealityAdeshina Iteagbaraoluwa
Untitled Ahmad Amobi
• The WomanNwaezuoke Chisom Anastasia
• The Dusk Before Dawn Samuel Victory
• A Woman Is A ClockHussani Abdulrahim
Untitled – Anoemuah Pelumi
• Broken RealitiesAdeshina Ajala
• Broken Realities – Jesutofunmi Fekoya

Must Read: Rules Of Contest For Shortlisted Entries – League Begins 9th Of July


  1. Please, the shortlisted contestants were not notified

    1. They were. Your mail specifically wasn’t valid – Ahmad Amobi.

      Please send a correct mail address as a reply to this comment so you could be reached immediately.


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