CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ANA REVIEW DEADLINE: 8th August 2013

        POEMS, SHORT STORIES, CRITICAL ESSAYS, INTERVIEWS, CONFERENCE REPORTS< BOOK REVIEWS, AUTHOR/CRITIC PROFILES, REPORTS FROM BENEFICIARIES OF FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS AND MISCELLANEA… DEADLINE: 8th August 2013   The Editorial Board of ANA REVIEW, the in-house journal of the Association of Nigerian Authors, invites contributions from writers across the country and in other continents, for … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ANA REVIEW DEADLINE: 8th August 2013

EASTER BONANZA by Akumbu Uche

Hey guys! If you’re interested in poetry, names and African culture, you’ll probably like my interview with poet, Dike Chukwumerije, out today, in the recent issue of Saraba Magazine (Available for free download here) And if you like freebies and giveaways, you’ll be interested to know that I’ll be giving away 2 autographed copies of his poetry collection, Ahamefula: The Cultural Significance of … Continue reading EASTER BONANZA by Akumbu Uche

FRESH NIGERIAN GRIOTS (INTERVIEW 1): HYGINUS EKWUAZI

____________________________________________________________________________________________________ INTRODUCTION: Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi is a lecturer with the Theatre Arts Department in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is also a notable behind-the-scenes name in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood as well as the founding Director-General of the National Film Institute, Jos, Plateau. What is not so popular about him is his … Continue reading FRESH NIGERIAN GRIOTS (INTERVIEW 1): HYGINUS EKWUAZI

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: POETRY ON SELFLESS SERVICE AND LOVE OF COUNTRY

A new collection of poetry seeks to celebrate Jahman Anikulapo at 50! We welcome poems from any writer who has been touched or inspired by the dedication of Mr Anikulapo to the Arts… Okay, actually if you think you have a nice work previously unpublished work of poetry that addresses the issues of selfless service and … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: POETRY ON SELFLESS SERVICE AND LOVE OF COUNTRY

TALES IN MEMORIES, THE LYRICS OF THOUGHTS: IN LIEU OF AN EXPLORATION OF HYGINUS EKWUAZI’S THAT OTHER COUNTRY

By Su’eddie Vershima AGEMA The name Hyginus Ekwuazi is no longer strange in poetic circles. He has made a mark on the Nigerian poetry scene with more than three books of poetry published already. A notable fact is that each of his books has a theme, symbol or idea that all the poems reflect. Mercifully, … Continue reading TALES IN MEMORIES, THE LYRICS OF THOUGHTS: IN LIEU OF AN EXPLORATION OF HYGINUS EKWUAZI’S THAT OTHER COUNTRY

Ibadan’s ‘Artmosphere’ Charged with Hyginus Ekwuazi, DTone, Su’eddie Agema and others at the City of Words

It was March 31, 2012, the place was Chrysalis Place, an exclusive restaurant in Old Bodija while the event was the ‘Artmosphere’: an avant-garde literary event with the March theme ‘City of Words’. The event started with general introductions by everyone. To get things rolling, co-anchor, Olukayode Servio Gbadamosi (a performance poet) read from the … Continue reading Ibadan’s ‘Artmosphere’ Charged with Hyginus Ekwuazi, DTone, Su’eddie Agema and others at the City of Words