Recent Major projects of ANA
In assessing the vibrancy of the Association in the area of project conceptualization and execution since its inception, shows that series of strategic activities have been planned and successfully hosted by ANA over the years. Principal among these activities are
|1||2014||Lauching of Nigerian Writers Series project (have already published 10 new fictional tittles of young voices)||Nationwide|
|2||2013||(May 19-23) Burial activities of the founding father of ANA, Chinua Achebe (organised in Conjunction with the National Transition Committee)||Abuja-Enugu-Awka-Ogidi|
|3||2012 to date||Organised annual nationwide literary awareness campaign in Secondary and tertiary educational institutions sponsored by Yusuf Ali (SAN) with a yearly grant of N3,000,000.||Nationwide|
|4||2011 to date||National Teen Authorship Scheme (published an anthology of teen writings in 2012)||Nationwide|
|5||2010||International Colloquium on The 50 Years of Writings of J. P. Clark||University of Lagos|
|6||2009||Abubakar Imam International Colloquium on Promoting Writing in the Indigenous Languages||Kaduna State University|
|7||2009||National Symposium on Writing in the Indigenous Languages on the Works of Adebayo Faleti||Lead City University, Ibadan|
|8||2009||National Workshop on Children’s Literature||American University of Nigeria,Yola|
|9||2008||50 Years of Things Fall Apart Celebratory Activities Across Nigeria||Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Awka, Ogidi and Nsukka|
|10||2006||20 Years of The Nobel Prize International Colloquium in honour of Wole Soyinka||Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife|
|11||2006 - 2007||National Workshop on Literature and the Environment||Lagos|
|12||2007||National workshop on Creative Writing for Leisure and Tourism||IBB University, Lapai|
|13||2007||National Workshop on Drama||University of lagos|
In addition to the above projects, ANA has, for 35 years, sustained the publication of its annual literary journal called ANA Review containing literary pieces and critical works as well publishes occasional books, monographs and colloquium proceedings.
The sustenance of its traditional activities over the years has helped ANA to realize some degree of success in the following broad areas.
- Keeping literature at the forefront of national discourse.
- Contributing to the literary development of the society.
- Ensuring the emergence of younger writers and newer talents through literary competitions.
- Promoting Nigerian writers nationally and internationally.
- Preserving and promoting Nigeria’s cultural heritage.
- Projecting writers as veritable public opinion molders and conscience of the society.