The new "Pakistan Girl" comic series is based on Sarah, a normal teenager with a pet cat who discovers she has superhuman powers after waking from a coma caused by a blast in her village.
The poetry of Joe Ushie
One of Nigeria’s finest writer-scholars, Joe Ushie was born shortly before Nigeria’s independence to his agrarian parents at Akorshie, Bendi in the Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State.
Freedom of expression… How artists can navigate boundaries of an intolerant world
In Nigeria, bloggers have been arrested and even killed. Visual performer, Atiku Jelili spent days in jail for his performance while Nengi Ilagha, a writer, spent months in jail for his artistic work that spoke against his...
Ifowodo: Poets must seek other modes to empower their vision
Only in the most literal sense, perhaps, but no! Recall that in the play, Godot never arrives, whereas the prize will not only be won (by me, I hope!) but declared to have been won in October, a mere month away.
The many themes in Nwagwu’s I Am Kagara
In all Nwagwu exudes an unbending hope in his country. This is one grand theme that one finds in I Am Kagara. Nigeria is like a stubborn child that its parents cannot but love. Nwagwu’s book could have been easily entitled ‘I Am Nigeria!’
Call for submission for Ebedi Review 2017
The Ebedi International Writers Residency was established in 2010 by Dr. Wale Okediran as a retreat for African writers the world over searching for a serene and comfortable environment to research and work on their arts.
Oribhabor, Adigun offer contrary views about prize
But a former Abuja chapter chairman of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Dr. Seyi Adigun, thinks otherwise, arguing, “Prizes are meant to be won, not to be shared.”
Post-modern master, US poet Ashbery dies at 90
"Well, I'm told that they're not," he said in a 2005 interview with NPR. "What they are is about the privacy of all of us, and the difficulty of our own thinking," he said. Yet "they are, I think, accessible if anyone cares to access them."
Sule, Obi-Obasi, Abdullahi Herald ANA’s A-Book-A-Child project
Nigerian Writers Series 2 books, dedicated to children’s literature, are out. It is a culmination of over a year’s process of competitive call, sifting through manuscripts and arriving at a group of three adjudged publishable by the series editors.