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Society Of Young Nigerian Writers (synw) Set To Cr

Thursday, March 14, 2019
The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has concluded plans to setup a blog archive aim at documenting thought provoking, scholarly and literary works of the late great scholar. Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) in a statement signed by Mr. Wole Adedoyin and Mr. Izunna Okafor, SYNW Na ...

Three Kenyan Writers Among the Twenty-One On the Long List of The 2019 Short Sto

Monday, March 11, 2019
Three young writers from Kenya have been longlisted for the 2019 Short Story Day Africa Literature Prize. The longlist has twenty-one writers from all over Africa and the diaspora. The three Kenyan writers longlisted are Noel Cheruto, Faith Oneya and Troy Onyango. Noel Cheruto is longlisted for her ...

Nawal El Saadawi, The Egyptian Feminist Writer is Critically Sick

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Nawal El Saadawi, is the woman of very many firsts. She is the first woman to be an Egyptian physician, the first feminist writer from the world that is substantially Arabic and Islamic. She is the pioneering activist in the Egyptian world of gender rights movement and feminist politics. She is a pi ...

THE ROAD TAKEN - A Story By Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema

Thursday, February 7, 2019
She needed the money and there was no other way out. Her eyes filled with tears. It does not call for tears, he said softly. You will enjoy it and also save your son. His teeth sparkled with a smile that easily turned women on. The fire in his eyes was illuminating. But all Jemina coul ...

My Alcoholic Acquaintance

Sunday, February 3, 2019
Oshari rented the air immediately he came to where I sat with friends on February 2 2019, at Seaside Road, Oyigbo, Rivers State. I did not know him prior to this day. The man I later learnt was born in 1954 was not drunk but alcohol had taken a toll on him. He was garrulous and talked different t ...

Dear Nora Roberts and Tomi Adeyemi, Books can share Titles without Authors Feudi

Thursday, January 17, 2019
On 28th November 2018, Tomi Adeyemi, the Nigerian author of the fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone shared a photo of the cover of her book alongside ofblood and Bone, Nora Roberts rsquo;s forth coming book on her Tweeter page. Boththe photos show that the two books sha ...

Why Matigari is Adapted into a Film but not any other Book by Ngugi

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Ask any Kenyan reader about books byNgugi waThiongi rsquo;o, the answer you will get will possibly not mention Matigari. The book Matigari, isa long prose and fiction by Ngugi, he wroteit during the era of Moi rsquo;s dictatorship in Kenya. This was also the time Ngugi was undergoing s ...

Short Stories of Naquib Mahfouz Published Posthumously on his 107th Birthday

Thursday, January 3, 2019
If one can say that writers don rsquo;t die, then would be ultimately referring to glaring cases like that one of the Egyptian Nobel Prize laureate Naquib Mahfouz, theauthor of Children of Gebelawiwho is still attracting un-blemished attention of the media, readers and publishers a decade on ...
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"It is good to believe;better to know what you believe;and best to know why you believe"
By: Austine S M Adache