Literary World

A Story: Unprofessional Relationship….professional

Sunday, February 25, 2024
Dennis sat absolutely still, silently calling upon those skills of control he had learnt years ago as Mr. Ola talked. His face betrayed nothing of the raging inferno in his head as he stared across the desk at his boss, a brown skinned, six-footer with a paunch barely reined in by his smartly ironed ...

Kenyan Author Breaks African Publishing Record

Friday, February 16, 2024
Nairobi, Kenya ndash; Author Alexander Nderitu published ten books in 2023 alone, setting an African publishing record. The decology was authored without any assistance from co-writers, researchers, or Artificial Intelligence. The titles spanned stage plays, poetry collections, and non-ficti ...

2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival And Memorial Lecture Holds Todayin Anambra,

Thursday, November 16, 2023
It will be a gathering of writers, intellectuals, literary activists, book lovers and top political figures in Awka, the capital city of Anambra State, today, Thursday, as young writers in Anambra State set to host the 2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture. The Coordinator, So ...

African Literature In The Digital Age

Sunday, November 12, 2023
The second week of November reminds us of African Literature Day. It is a good moment for creative writers and their readers to interact at a most intense level. In partnership with the Pan-African Writers Association, The Toyin Falola Interviews is pleased to be associated with the moment and to fe ...

The Day Abuja Caught "Goosebumps"

Monday, September 25, 2023
The poet, James Eze, sprayed goosebumps into the audience yesterday in Abuja when he read from his latest collection of poems titled goosebumps. The effect was close to hypnosis as he read poem after poem that sent a tremor through the audience. ...

NAMSA Announces Judges For 2023 Writing Competition

Sunday, September 10, 2023
The Nigerian-American Multi-Service Association (NAMSA) has released a list of 7 (seven) judges that will preside over the 2023 edition of its annual writing competition known as ldquo;Writing for Righting. rdquo; Prize-wining Nigerian poet, James Eze is named among the seven judges drawn mostly ...

How Julie Got The Job - A Story By Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema

Saturday, June 3, 2023
Armed with a very good Second Class Upper degree in Accounting and a commendable performance in her ICAN examinations Julie felt ready to get her dream job. She had the brains; she had the personality; she had the integrity; she even had the looks. Moderately tall, elegantly slim, and endowed with a ...

Book Review: Buchi Emecheta's Second Class Citizen 

Friday, June 2, 2023
Central theme Feminism is the central theme of the novel as the author expresses it through the protagonist and the heroine of the story--Adah--as all the actions in the novel evolves around her. In the novel, the author describes Africa as a patriarchical society where the female gender ...

The Importance Of Oral Literature In The Existence Of Modern African Literature

Sunday, May 21, 2023
According to Britannica, ldquo;literature is a body of written works. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived

The Musings Of A Ruga Girl—Shoola, My Purred Friend

Monday, March 20, 2023
Cats, also known as domestic cats, are small carnivorous mammals that have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years. They are popular as pets all around the world due to their playful, affectionate, and independent nature. They are known for their agility, grace, and sharp senses, particul ...
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