GaRARA Nominations End, Shortlisting Begins

readers awardsNominations for the GrillandRead Annual Readers Awards, GARARA2017 has come to a close. During the nominations window, about 200 entries were received across the 15 categories. In the next few weeks, our nominations panel made up of Femi Morgan, Poet and Content Manager of Fairchild Media; Arit Okpo, presenter, producer, writer and media entrepreneur and Iquo Diana-Abasi Eke, performance poet and writer.  The trio will be releasing the list of shortlisted candidates by May 31, 2017.

The 15 Categories are:

  • Book of the Year (Fiction & Non Fiction)
  • Author of the Year
  • Discovery of the Year
  • Book Review Site of the Year
  • Reader’s Event of the Year
  • Book Club of the Year
  • Reader-Motivator of the Year
  • Celebrity Reader- Motivator of the year
  • Reader’s Show of the Year (Radio& TV)
  • Classic Read of the Year
  • Book Cover of the Year
  • Publisher of the Year
  • Reader’s Person of the Year
  • Library of the Year
  • Spirit of Reading Award


GaRARA2017 aims at rewarding and awarding individuals and corporate bodies that have been at the vanguard of encouraging reading for pleasure. This is the first edition of the show. The award ceremony is set to hold on Sunday, October 28, 2017. For sponsorship and promotion considerations please call 08055849525.


May 17, 2017

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