Woman Scream 2021 | Nigera




The Society of Young Nigerian Writers has officially partnered with the Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival (Grito de Mujer®). Three events were organized as part of the chain, thanks to the national President of SYNW, Wole Adedoyin.



In an invitation letter dated January 26, 2021, addressed to the President of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers and signed by  Jael Uribe, President MPI and WS hinted that SYNW  has been invited to become part of  the festival’s volunteers team for next March 2021, and had coordinated three events as part of Woman Scream’s worldwide chain, during the course of the month:


The first event took place in Owerri, coordinated by Imo State Chapter on 13th March, 2021,12 noon at the English language department building, located on Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri,  Imo State. This event counted with the participation of young poets.






The 2dn event took place on  SYNW Cross Rivers Chapter on13th March, 2021, 12pm. at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) Field, located at Calabar Municipality,Cross River State.






The 3th event was celebrated on Ibadan, coordinated by Oyo State Chapter the same day, 13th March, 2021, 12 noon at the Race Course Amphiteatre, on Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan.

This will be Second time SYNW will be partnering and participating in this international program. Year 2016 was the last time the literary body partnered and participated in the project which got some works of its members published on their online Poetry Journal at http://antologiagritodemujer.blogspot.com/2016/04/poems-woman-scream-2016-nigeria.html and in which book and poetry readings took place in eight (8) states of the federation in collaborations with the reading arms of SYNW like the Ibadan Book Club, Osogbo Book Club, Eko Book Club, Abeokuta Book Club and Akure Book Club respectively.


SYNW provides a platform for young writers to meet and collaborate, enhance and hone their writing skills. SYNW also publish, promote and market the works of its members.


The Woman Scream International Poetry and Arts Festival (Grito de Mujer®) from Dominican Republic is a worldwide chain of events celebrated in March, where institutions, poets and artists of different countries volunteer to honor women, sending messages of self-esteem, respect and rising voices against women violence. It includes events for the public such as: Conferences, art exhibits, poetry recitals, concerts, fairs, theater presentations, films, etc. Woman Scream is celebrated throughout the month of March (from 1st to 31st only). This festival has been celebrated in over 70 countries since 2011, with over 1,000 successful events coordinated.