The Quramo Festival of Words (QFEST), presented by Quramo Publishing Ltd., has announced that the 7th edition of the highly anticipated literary arts festival will hold from October 4 to 8, 2023 in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Nostalgia and Tears F’Orile is a new poetry book by Lola Fabowale, a Nigerian-Canadian poet.
GRIOTS Lounge Publishing Canada, in association with the editors — Nduka Otiono, an Associate Professor and Director of the Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, and Darlington Chibueze Anuonye, a PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Research Assistant at the African Poetry Book Fund — is delighted to announce the acquisition of an…
Nigeria's relationship with Booker Prize has continued to deepen with last week’s long listing of novelist Ayobami Adebayo’s second book, titled, A Spell of Good Things. Her first, titled, Stay With Me, in 2019, won the 9mobile Prize for Literature and the Prix Les Afriques in 2020. In 2017, she was shortlisted for the Baileys…
The 2023 CORA-Nigeria Prize for Literature Book Party will hold today at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The event begins at 2.00pm. The Nigeria Prize for Literature is sponsored by the Nigeria LNG. It was inaugurated in 2004 and sponsored by Nigerian LNG Limited with $20, 000 prize money, which was later raised…
• Launches Latest Book, All Things Bright And Beautiful Koko Kalango’s birthday book launch was an enchanting evening of music, reviews and stories. Alliance Francaise Ikoyi’s auditorium was transformed into a literary haven, welcoming guests to a wonderful world of words. The venue, adorned with crimson comfy seats, had the coziness of a cinema hall…
Ameticulous civil servant with a keen eye for documentation and archiving. A folklorist with a desire to keep the narrative flowing, both on the public and creative spheres. These are the inimitable attributes of a former Permanent Secretary in the Presidency, Dr. Bukar Usman.
The deadline for receipt of entries for the 2023 Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) literary prizes is June 28, 2023, and there will be no extension of this. [ad]
More than a miracle is an emotional and heart-rending story of a mother’s love for her son, and ferocity in which we would go to any length to save someone we love. It is a story of trials and triumphs, but mostly of faith; of believing that no matter the situation or the circumstance, God has a way of pulling one through if we firmly believe and trust in Him. It is a story of hope and love – for life, family, friends, and God
Organisers of the Ebedi International Writers Residency have said four female writers from Ghana and Nigeria are now in Iseyin, Oyo State for the June/July 2023 edition of the programme.
Perhaps, no former civil servant has explained the complexities of the Nigerian Civil Service as succinctly and elaborately as Dr. Bukar Usman, who retired as a Permanent Secretary in the Presidency.
Tributes from writers and scholars across the globe have started to pour in for Prof. Nduka Otiono,n the author of DisPlace, a collection of poems on the weight of exile on the poet in the western world.