KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: AND THE SHORTLIST OF ENTRIES ARE…

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: AND THE SHORTLIST OF ENTRIES ARE…

FOREWORD: Following the publication of the long-list, a very kind-hearted KDian donated some money to the prize giving, which has lengthened the finalists from four to six. So, at the end of this competition, we shall have six winners of the Kito Diaries Prize for Writing.

And so, from last week’s long-list, the judges have been able to determine a shortlist of twelve entries.

And in no particular order, the shortlisted twelve entries are:

1. In Praise of Open Doors

2. Diary of a Gay Teen

3. Diaries of a Queer Mind

4. The Man In A Gown

5. Where Happiness Is All That Matters

6. The One Who Lived

7. Live At Last

8. More Than The Nothing We Are

9. Not at the War Front

10. For The Ones That Shine Briefly

11. The Demons You Name

12. Let Me Be

The winners will be announced on Monday, January 25.

Previous LOVE . . . Or Something Like It (Entry 2)
Next BLUNTS & CHIMNEY (Utali Ekwensu)

About author

You might also like

Editor's Desk 53 Comments

ALERT! Kito Diaries Has Been Discovered!

By a straight guy apparently. Lol. Literally. ‘Straight Man’ is his pseudonym. Apparently, even heterosexual persons need pseudonyms to comment on a gay blog. Lol. He didn’t comment on any

Editor's Desk 0 Comments

TIERs is Hiring For New Job Positions

The Initiative For Equal Human Rights (TIERs) is hiring for three positions: Director Human Rights and Advocacy, Director Sexual Health and Well-Being, and Director Research and Knowledge Management. The positions

The Happenings 3 Comments

Documenting Homophobia: Two Nigerians Who Wish People Who Are Different From Them Shouldn’t Exist

In the spirit of helping the internet to never forget, and because we want to make sure the universe remembers to hold hateful people accountable, we have decided to start

4 Comments

  1. Dame
    January 18, 11:55 Reply

    Are we going to get a chance to read these stories?

    • Pink Panther
      January 18, 12:00 Reply

      Yes you will. After the competition, the stories will be put together for publication.

      • Rudy
        January 19, 06:17 Reply

        Been waiting to have a glimpse and insight to these stories.
        Way to go PP! 👌🏾

Leave a Reply