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Igbinigie, Isreal, Obasa Wins 2019 Punocracy Prize For Satire by myaceworld(m): 5:21pm On Oct 13, 2019
Jesuferanmi Igbinigie, Winlade Isreal, and Funmilayo Obasa has emerged winners of the maiden Punocracy Prize for Satire writing competition.

According to the ediors, the grand prize-winning entry, Igbinigie’s When You Speak of Africa, was a really good entry that strikes at the heart of the satirical.

Let the Good Works Continue authored by the first runner-up, Winlade Isreal, was noted to have used “effective ironic subversions that offer a witty and funny sense of the state of things in Nigerian politics”. “Creatively fascinating,” the second judge said about it. “The speech format adopted shows a very distinct element of creativity.”

Coming third place, Obasa’s Because You are Alive was said to be a “good work with a solid gendered argument”. “A pretty brilliant, unpretentiously feminist intervention. Good prose,” another juror remarked.

Read more: https://www.aceworld.com.ng/2019/10/2019-Punocracy-Prize-for-Satire-Winners.html

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