Call for Submissions: IBPF Poetry Mentorship / Residency Programme, Deadline: 2 May 2016


Deadline: 2 May 2016


aquotesThis is to invite interested poets to apply for the first Ibadan Poetry Foundation (IBPF) Poetry Workshop. The Workshop is specifically for the upcoming and potential Nigerian writer who desires to be mentored by an established poet.

The mentorship programme is an 8-week workshop via virtual interaction including email exchanges between mentor-poet and mentee-poet. This interaction will lead to an invitation to a Residency in Ibadan, for selected poets who fulfil communicated objectives in the course of their mentorship programme.

We welcome applications from all interested poets, including beginners and others with publishing history seeking further competence in the art. The main requirement to participation is an evidence of considerable commitment to form/presentation.

The first IBPF Poetry Workshop would begin on 12 June 2016, and we are encouraging YOU to apply.

Submit 5 poems with a brief note on why you think you should be a part of this workshop. Please note that what we seek is promise, not perfection.

Please add a professional biography including publications, degrees, and some relevant personal information, and the poets you admire, if applicable.

Deadline for submissions is May 2, 2016, 12PM GMT.

List of selected poets would be announced on the website.

For more information, send an email to:

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