Punocracy Prize for Satire 2020 (N200,000 in Cash for Articles and Visual Arts) | APPLY NOW

The Punocracy prize for satire for the year 2020 is a price that is going to be awarded to the best writers for satire related works either poetry, prose, drama, news, poetry, a speech, a bill, a letter, a manual, a prophecy, an essay, an advert, or even quasi-scriptural passages, there are no restrictions on types of write up.

Writers are given the freedoms to write as they please although they ask that write-ups should be on topics that would still have relevance in the society after a few years so writers should be careful when selecting their topics which they want to write about because this is also a criterion for selecting the winners.

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Full Information About the Punocracy Prize for Satire 2020

The Punocracy is a community of young satire writers in Nigerian and has been existing since the year 2018, the motive is to promote free speech, promote critical thinking and spread political consciousness in the country through writing. In this year the writers would be able to win cash prizes up to 200,000. First place (Literature): N70,000, books, and certificate, First place (Visual art): N50,000, books, and certificate, Second place (Literature): N50,000, books, and certificate, Third place (Literature): N30,000, books, and certificate.

This year we are also introducing a complemental prize for entries in satirical visual art/political cartooning to be judged separately writers should know that their article or artwork can be used by Punocracy and may be published in the public domain via electronic or printed media. The 2020 edition is sponsored by the  Goethe-Institut, a non-profit German cultural association that encourages international cultural exchange and relations, under its Support and Connect program.

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Eligibility Requirements for the Competition

The requirements for the Punocracy prize for satire for the year 2020 are that they must be Nigerians that are the most important requirements for the application for this competition, once applicants aren’t indigenes they are automatically disqualified. These are some of the major requirements for the Punocracy prize for satire 2020.

  • This is one of the major requirements it must Be written in English and saved in a .doc format (for articles) and .pdf (for cartoons).so that they can easily access the document and it must  Be anything between 300 and 1500 words (for articles) so that it can be easily read by judges.
  • It must Not be plagiarized in part or in whole, original works are advised for this competition and it also must not be jointly authored or created and not have been previously published.

The Punocracy prize for satire must be satirical work, applicants can apply with different types of literary works but they must include satire. If they don’t have satire in them then it beats the point of the whole write up, the application for this competition is open and it expires Sunday, July 19th 2020.

How to Apply

To be able to apply for this competition Applicants should be Nigerians aged between 15 and 30 years as of July 19, 2020, this competition is only allowed for Nigerian citizens so if individuals from other countries apply their application would be the default . These are the steps on how to apply for the Punocracy prize for satire 2020.

  1. Open web browser
  2. Put the Punocracy website https://punocracy.com/prize/
  3. Scroll to the end of the page and click apply
  4. Fill the necessary information and apply.

This are the steps to apply for the Punocracy prize for satire 2020, the application is still open till the 19th of July 2020

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