Reading and a Free Workshop at Abuja Literary Society 31st August 2018

Hello Family…

I don’t come here too often but don’t worry, I am still around. So, I will be reading from three of my multiple award winning collections of short stories and poetry at the Abuja Literary Society Book Jam on 31st August 2018. Venue is Sandralia Hotel, Jabi, Abuja.

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MENTORING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TEEN AUTHORS (ANA CONFERENCE IN OWERRI) by Su’eddie Vershima Agema

There is something about writing and capturing young hearts, young people, teaching, relearning and making things better. It has been a passion for me. Fortunately, in 2012, I was made a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors’ National Teen Authorship Committee alongside three other fine people. WE had our first official conference from the … Continue reading MENTORING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TEEN AUTHORS (ANA CONFERENCE IN OWERRI) by Su’eddie Vershima Agema

NIYI OSUNDARE TO READ AT ARTMOSPHERE, IBADAN and there are gifts for early birds!

Hey, you know about Niyi Osundare? He is one of Nigeria’s finest poets and someone whom we have sipped many creative thoughts from. Well, the news is he is going to be reading at ARTMOSPHERE in Ibadan by 3pm on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The venue is at the NuStreams Conference Centre, KM 110, Iyagunku Road, off … Continue reading NIYI OSUNDARE TO READ AT ARTMOSPHERE, IBADAN and there are gifts for early birds!

2014 Association of Nigerian Authors’ Prize Winners Announced! (Archival Purpose)

The winners of the Association of Nigerian Authors’ Prizes for the year 2014 were announced on the 13th of December 2014 during the course of the 33rd National Convention. The winners are— May Ifeoma Nwoye [ANA/Chevron Prize for Environmental Writing] with Oil Cemetery; Su’eddie Vershima Agema [Joint Poetry] with his Home Equals Holes: Tale of … Continue reading 2014 Association of Nigerian Authors’ Prize Winners Announced! (Archival Purpose)

RELIVING THE 33RD CONVENTION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS by TERESE UWUAVE

The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) convention was slated for Thursday 11th December, 2014 to end on the 14th at Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo. The ground for the event was the historic University of Ibadan. You can imagine my excitement to be there. I could not wait to have my feet stamped, fully … Continue reading RELIVING THE 33RD CONVENTION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS by TERESE UWUAVE

ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS 2014 LITERARY PRIZES SHORTLIST

The following creative works are shortlisted in alphabetical order (by titles of entries) and not necessarily in order of merit. The eventual winners will be announced at the Award Dinner of the 33rd International Convention of the Association of Nigerian Authors in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. ANA PROSE PRIZE Bottom of Another tale by @Su’eddie … Continue reading ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS 2014 LITERARY PRIZES SHORTLIST

THE WORLDHOOD OF THE WORLD: THE MENACING VISION OF SU’EDDIE VERSHIMA AGEMA

Combining the oral literary form with the sophisticated style bestowed on the world by the ancient Greek poets, Mr Agema has described for us a lyrical universe in BRING OUR CASKET HOME: Tales one shouldn’t tell. The collection is so enjoyable that I went through the over sixty poems in about three hours. The poet … Continue reading THE WORLDHOOD OF THE WORLD: THE MENACING VISION OF SU’EDDIE VERSHIMA AGEMA

THRILLY HUMOURING YOU WITH FRESH AIR by Su’eddie Vershima Agema

My first encounter with the name Reward Nsirim was on a book cover, Fresh Air and other stories. It was at the selection stage of covers for the book. Lovely covers but the very particular and artistic Azafi (Co-Publisher of Parresia books) didn’t find any of them good enough. We shared ideas. Well, true, they had … Continue reading THRILLY HUMOURING YOU WITH FRESH AIR by Su’eddie Vershima Agema

ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHOR (ANA) 2013 LITERARY PRIZES SHORT LIST

  The following creative works are shortlisted in alphabetical order (by titles of entries) and not necessarily in order of merit. The eventual winners will be announced at the Award Dinner of the 32nd International Convention of the Association of Nigerian Authors in Akure, Ondo State.   ANA/Prose Fiction Prize Cat Eyes by Pever X Tamara … Continue reading ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHOR (ANA) 2013 LITERARY PRIZES SHORT LIST