Syncity NG’s Anniversary Anthology Winners Vol. 1, 2019+Download

Press Release

The Anniversary Anthology Vol. 1, 2019 is finally here!

After longlist and shortlist announcements, winning stories have emerged. The anthology contains 10 beautiful stories for you to feast on! Read the Founder’s note and Introduction in the anthology for more details.

Without further ado, here are the top 5 stories of the Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology +Competition. Our judges were literary bigwigs; Leye Adenle and Mukoma Ngugi. Tendai Huchu gave us the honour of a befitting Introduction.

Joint first place winners:

Frances Ogamba : A Memorial In Service of Our Daughter, Sister, and Cousin

Chiedozie: Diagnosis

Third place winner:

Ezeani Chucks : A Zanga Soldier Never Dies

Fourth place winner:

Erhu Kome Yellow: This Too Shall Pass

Fifth place winner:

Maureen Onyeziri : Taming the Spirit


  • First prize: $55 (N20, 000) and a session with a guest judge. (To be split equally among first place winners)
  • Second prize: $14 (N5,000) and a book gift.(not available due to joint first place winners)
  • Third prize: Professional editing for one short story of the writer’s choice, and a book gift.
  • Fourth and fifth prizes: One book each.
  • Winners will be contacted on how to to redeem their prizes.

Naira books is offering affordable deals to all those seek to become published this year. Check out their offering below and give them a call!

All books were provided by BookpeddlerNG and BookCraft. They deliver within Nigeria.

Congratulations to all the contributors! Download the anthology here and don’t forget to use the share button below!

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