Literary World

J.P. Clark; A Fruit has just left the Mother tree:

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
For everytime i remember the tales of Abiku, different names usually pop, but then again one man will usually dominate the euphoria of names around, John Pepper Clark used to be the name, yes USED TO, but like the fruit tree one by one we shall desert the mother tree, and eventually the fruit tree s ...

Call For Submission: The Fifth Chinua Achebe Essay/poetry Anthology

Friday, October 2, 2020
The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) is seeking submissions of quality poems and essays from writers across the wolrd, for her 5th Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology. The annual anthology is published in honour and memory of Late Prof. Chinua Achebe, a foremost Nigerian ...

Book Review: The Other Side Of Fear

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Uncertainty, anxiety and fear: only fictitious superheroes are exempted from this all-too human sequence. The trouble is that fear is paralyzing because it feeds our minds with negative thoughts. In a second, fear can turn the idea of courage into one of recklessness, and then it rsquo;s all downhil ...

Ana To Celebrate Soyinka’s The Man Died At 50

Saturday, August 22, 2020
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) is currently putting finishing touches to arrangements to organize an Epic International Conference to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Wole Soyinka 39;s THE MAN DIED. The Conference with the theme, Literature in the Cause of Governance---50 Years After ...

The Place Of Sex In Nigerian Literature

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Recently, I was told by a few people who read my debut novel lsquo;In Love and In War rsquo; that I gave undue and rather explicit attention to bongi. lsquo;Oh, your story is beautiful; you use vivid imagery. But hellip; rsquo; The reservations were over the unvarnished sex scenes. It got me th ...

Young Nigerian Writers Release Poetry/essay Anthology On Covid-19

Saturday, July 11, 2020
In a bid to contribute her own tranche in the fight against coronavirus, the Society of Young Nigerian Writers which is a national umbrella of young writers in Nigeria, has unveiled a new classical anthology on COVID-19. This was contained in a statement signed by Izunna Okafor who is the Nationa ...

Call For Submissions: Covid-19 Poetry/essay Anthology

Friday, April 24, 2020
The Society of Young Nigerian Writers, through her newly launched 39;Writers Against COVID-19 39; movement invites writers to submit poems and essays on COVID-19 for her upcoming COVID-19 Poetry/Essay Anthology. The proposed anthology is in reaction to the novel COVID-19 pandemic currently 3 ...

Deaths of Professors; Harry Garuba, Thandika Mkandawire, Euphrase Kezilahabi and

Thursday, April 16, 2020
Zoya Zaidi, wrote in Awaaz Magazine, a short dirge in respect of his late brother Ali Nadim Zaidi that; whoever comes has to go/whoever goes leaves a mark/if it happens to be deep/it might as well be short and sweet/what matters most is a life well lived/a heavy burden of long futile life/is ...

Seven Years After: Young Writers Reiterate Call To Immortalize Achebe

Sunday, March 22, 2020
As the world celebrated the 2020 World Poetry Day, young writers in Anambra State, under the umbrella of Society of Young Nigerian Writers have reiterated call for immortalization of Chinua Achebe, one of Nigeria 39;s foremost literary figures. The Coordinator of the association, Mr. Izunna Okaf ...

Anambra Young Writers To Mark World Poetry Day With Achebe's DeathDay Remembranc

Friday, March 20, 2020
Young writers in Anambra State under the umbrella of Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra Chapter) have registered their resolve to celebrate this year 39;s World Poetry Day with Chinua Achebe 39;s death day rememberance. This was contained in a statement released by the State Coordinator ...
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