With two books, Frank Aig-Imoukhuede lifts Nigerian festivals
No one else is more aware and better qualified to redress this predicament confronting Africa’s culture than the former Federal Director of Culture, Mr. Frank Aig-Imoukhuede, who launched two books last week.
NGO promotes reading culture through rewarding young writers
Coker, who founded the competition in 2013, said the motive was and remains to promote reading and writing culture among Nigerian students, as well as, build and train emerging writers and lovers of writing in the country.
A writers’ body and the burdens of current Nigerian writing - Part 2
The possible link between this theme andthat of terrorismis strong. Terrorism, like torture, exploits the vulnerabilities of the body to make a political statement.
Ovie-Jack mentors aspiring writers on children’s literature
Although it was only five days before the commencement of the first semester examination at the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, two weeks ago, the Creative Writers’ Workshop, still held.
A writers’ body and the burdens of current Nigerian writing - Part 1
I attempt to do three main things in this presentation. The first is to highlight what I refer to as the Nigerian tradition of writing, which I locate in the postulations of the hegemonic faction of the first generation of Nigerian writers.
Plumbing depths of passion, hopelessness in The Calligraphy Of God
The Calligraphy of God (Golean Books, U.S.; 2015) by Jenim Dibie is an inspiring poetry book for everyone going through various phases in life and encountering impediments.
Divinity, humanity, artistic enterprise and search for global peace in 21st century
Definitions of Arts and humanities are appropriate in articulating this lecture to the desired goal of initiating peace in the 21st century.
When festival poetry Calabar 2016 stood on novelty, sociability footing
Festival Poetry Calabar 2016, which held during the Calabar Christmas Carnival, fulfilled the intention of its initiators and organisers - Poets in Nigeria (PIN) and Festival Poetry Foundation respectively.