Call for Entries into The New Man Gospel Writing Contest 2023

The New Man Gospel Writing Contest is a yearly project organised by the New Man Movement. The writing contest evolved to recognise the efforts and excellence of Christian writers and creatives, show them to the world and ultimately preach the gospel of Christ through creative writing.
 
 
Call for Entries into The New Man Gospel Writing Contest 2023

In our blog post here, we gave a background story about the New Man Writing Contest and how far we have come. Reading this background story will give you insights as to how the New Man Gospel Writing Contest is organised, its submission guidelines, judge history and past prize winners. You can read the full article here to keep yourself updated with details of past editions of this writing contest. You can also see entries from the previous editions here.

The 2023 edition of the New Man Gospel Writing Contest is a strategic assignment in line with our ministry's vision to birth new men by bringing them to Christ. To participate in the New Man Writing Contest 2023, kindly follow the instructions below.

Theme

The theme of the New Man Gospel Writing Contest 2023 is "Unashamed of the Gospel" (Romans 1:16). All entries must be creatively written in line with the general theme. However, your entries can be in form of:

  • Prose/Short Story (maximum of 5000 words)
  • Poetry (minimum of 30 lines)
  • Drama (maximum of 5000 words)
  • Essay/Article Writing (maximum of 2000 words)

These four make up the categories of this writing contest and our top winners will be selected from each of these categories. 

Eligibility

Every Christian and true believer in Christ is eligible to participate in the New Man Gospel Writing Contest. All participants must be creative in expression of thoughts, ideas and grammar as our judges will look out for these qualities in your entries. Each participant is also entitled to submit a maximum of two entries ONLY. These entries can be in any of the aforementioned categories

Submission Guidelines

All entries must be properly typed in Microsoft Word ONLY. Any submission in an other formats will not be considered. We receive a handful of entries each year and we advise that you follow these guidelines to ensure that your submission is valid. To submit your entry into the New Man Gospel Writing Contest 2023, simply visit our submissions portal here to upload your entry.

Submission Deadline

Entries into the New Man writing contest opens from 31st January, 2023 and runs through till 13th March, 2023. All entries must be submitted on or before 11:59pm on March 13th, 2023. There will be no extension of this deadline.

Entry Judgement and Voting

The entries will be judged by our competent team of judges which will be announced before the close of submissions. There will also be a voting stage where our readers, friends and family members of the participants are allowed to vote their winning entries. The judgement phase takes a total of 70 points while the voting stage takes 30 points. As such, both phases are important for winning this contest.

Prizes

The total prize value to be won this year is #200,000 ($500). This prize value includes:

  • Cash prizes worth #20,000 for each category
  • Book and Website Publishing packages
  • Brand Souvenirs
  • Gift Items from Sponsors
  • Certificate of participation for all entries and much more.

Partners and Sponsors

Our official partners and sponsors range from individual to corporates, brands and organisations. For our 2023 media partners, we are particularly grateful to DailyReport NG All About Christ.Net, NELOC News, Campus Verve and Chriative Minds Royal Concepts among diverse blogs and media platforms for offering to publish details about the writing contest on their websites.

 

Winners will be recognised at a special award giving programme to be announced upon completion of the writing contest.

For sponsorship and further enquiries about the New Man Writing Contest, you can send us a message through our contact page or directly chat with a representative by clicking here

 

 

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