Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto Wins 2018 Castillo di Duino Poesia Prize

Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto has been declared the overall first winner in the 2018 Castillo di Duino Poesia Prize, Italy with a reward of €500.

He became the 14th edition winner in the competition with his poem titled “My Home: May a Dawn bring a new Smile upon it” that involved 16 contestants from different parts of the world.

He graduated from the department of English language, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.

Jury

The jury of the 2018 Castillo di Duino Poesia Prize included:

Dr. Marji Čuk, Dr. Guido Cupani, Prof. Stefan Damian, Dr. Arben Dedja, Dr. Antonio Della Rocca, Prof. Pietro U. Dini, Prof. Silvia Favaretto, Prof. Franco Gatti, Dr. Irini Karavalaki, Dr. Giancarlo Micheli, Dr. Isabella Panfido, Prof. Sandro Pecchiari, Prof. Betina Prenz, Dr. Lili Radoeva Destradi, Prof. Enzo Santese, Prof. Michele Sità, Dott. Silvia Storti, Dr. Antonio Staude, Dr. Iza Strzelecka, Prof. Anna Zoppellari.

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