PRACTICAL SKILLS POETRY COMPETITION – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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POETRY CONTEST ALERT! PRACTICAL SKILLS FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS

Are you a poet who has had experience with  entrepreneurship? Can you write about it? And can you share some practical real life tips and skills for other entrepreneurs?

If you answered yes to both, then we are looking for you. Legacy Leadership Africa in partnership with The Ogweno Brand and the AfroPrenuer Podcast, have collaborated to bring you the PRACTICAL SKILLS POETRY CONTEST.

To sign up

  1. Send a WhatsApp message to Stowel on 0714671748 starting your text with #PracticalSkills
  2. Compose your masterpiece and send it to Stowel to get enrolled

On your submission kindly start with

  • OFFICIAL NAME
  • STAGE NAME
  • EMAIL ADDRESS
  • PHONE NUMBER
  • Finally your MASTERPIECE

Also send your picture

  • After the submissions deadlines pass your poems will be evaluated for relevance and the top poems will be updated for online voting.
  • The finalist poet’s will also be added to a common group for ease of communication.
  • All the poet’s will receive graphic designed posters for the online voting.

AWARDS AND BENEFITS

  • Top 3 winning poet’s will present live at the launch of the book Practical Skills For Entrepreneurial Success and will receive complementary tickets to attend the invite only black tie event.
  • Top 10 poet’s will also get a paid feature on the AfroPrenuer Podcast including both the production of audio and video recordings for their poems
  • All the top 15 poet’s will receive honorary mention and listing on our websites and could potentially be featured in a new book anthology on the same.

AFTER SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

The next steps include

  1. Your piece is now being reviewed by our team.
  2. After the deadline we will let you know if your piece made it to the finalists after which we will post your piece online for public voting, and add you to the finalist poet’s WhatsApp group
  3. If you hadn’t already shared a quality picture for your poster please do.

INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT THE POEM

The poems will be in three categories,

  1. English
  2. Swahili
  3. Mixed and slang.

Swahili and mixed slang poet’s will be equally considered but we encourage English for the sake of global audiences.

2. Poetry length is as you wish it to be, just be cautious not to be too shot that the reader isn’t engaged or too long that the reader is bored.

3. When submitting kindly remember to follow the following format

  • OFFICIAL NAME
  • STAGE NAME
  • EMAIL ADDRESS
  • PHONE ADRESS
  • THEN YOUR PIECE

don’t forget to share your photo as well

PRACTICAL SKILLS POETRY CONTEST TIMELINE

  1. Poem submission April 18th – May 2nd
  2. Poem Reviews 3rd – 16th May
  3. Online voting 17th May – 7th June
  4. Results – 12th June

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One thought on “PRACTICAL SKILLS POETRY COMPETITION – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

  1. This is great for the poets to explore their talents and interact with one another.Thanks to Stephen Ogweno and other stakeholders for bringing this

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