Kemibon-winner of loudthotz season 7 tagged “Then”. THEN – POEM OF THE MONTH when we were seventeen the world lay shimmering at our feet like the gold sequined dress that she wore that night Then when we were young and wild and bubbled with promise of a future bright Flighty, slightly floating above the… Continue reading [POEMS] #LOUDTHOTZ: OPEN POETRY READING SEASON 7 EPISODE 6 AT ORANGE ACADEMY EARLIER THIS WEEK.
The Ibadan Literary Society will organize a one day book conference that is poised to give direction to the publishing industry in the country. Ibadan is known for its expanding publishing presence in the culture landscape but we feel that the potential of the sector and the landscape has not reached its expected zenith in… Continue reading [PROMOTED] #CREATIVEWRITING: FIRST IBADAN BOOK CONFERENCE TAGGED THE BOOK, THE PEOPLE AND THE CHALLENGES OF GROWTH.
In Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel Homegoing, every character granted his or her own chapter is a descendent of two 18th-century, Ghanaian half-sisters. Effia is from Fanteland and marries a British slave dealer, while Esi, a member of the Asante nation, is sold into slavery. The book, an overwhelming page-turner—as addictive as a binge-worthy TV show—follows… Continue reading [CREATIVE WRITING] #STORYTELLING: YAA GYASI’S NOVEL; HOMEGOING. EXCERPTS: