Grill and Read | Announcing Readers’ Awards Nigeria

Hi guys,
Happy New Week! Not too late, no?

Here's an upcoming literary event that you, my awesome book lovers would love:

The Speech House International, initiators of Grill-And-Read programme are happy to announce a call for nominations for the inaugural G&R Annual Readers’ Awards (GaRARA). The awards seek to recognize the contributions of the reading community to the socio-economic development of the nation. The awards also recognizes that readers occupy a position of influence in the society and that their collective strength can be harnessed to bring about change in the way reading and writing are perceived.

The awards, which will honour readers, authors, publishers, and organisations will come in 13 categories and will include the following:

Reader of the Year

Celebrity Reader of the Year

Readers Event of the Year

Readers Show of the Year (Radio/TV)

Reader’s Person of the Year; Book of the Year

Classic Read of the Year

Author of the Year

Book Discovery of the Year

Book Review Site of the Year

Book Club of the Year

Book Cover of the Year and

Publisher of the Year.

There will also be special awards for NGO of the Year and Spirit of Reading Award.

Nominations will be open from February 1 through to April 30, 2017. All nominations will be made on the dedicated site:

Nominations are to be based on books and literary activities in the outgone year up until December 31, 2016. All nominees and nominated books should be resident in Nigeria. Further information on the awards will be provided in the coming months. Grill and Read is committed to putting the hip back into reading and encouraging individuals to read for pleasure through fun events and other activities.

Abigail Anaba
Project Co-Ordinator

I hope you check this out guys :)

Till Friday, xx

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