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Apply for the 2020 Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship

The Miles Morland Foundation awards yearly Writing Scholarships to writers born in Africa. The sole aim of the scholarship is to provide upcoming writers the flexibility they need to focus ...
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Why Negative Book Reviews Aren’t So Bad (Plus, 4 Things You Can Do About Them)

You have invested precious time and resources in writing a book and finally, you proceed to bless the world with it, your baby. Now, what gives any one the right ...
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Exploring the Supernatural with Mmirinzo by Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe (A Review)

About the Author: Author of Mmirinzo Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe studied Law at the University of Lagos. Her work cuts across photography, film/tv, stage, and have also appeared in magazines and ...
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On-screen Adaptations of Books by Lola Shoneyin and Wole Soyinka Coming to Netflix Soon

If you have read 'The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives' by Lola Shoneyin, then an on-screen adaptation might excite you. If you haven't read the book, but wouldn't mind ...
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Nigerian Students Poetry Prize

It’s Entry Time Again: Nigerian Students Poetry Prize 2020

What is the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize about? The Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) aimed at stimulating literary creativity and encouraging critical thinking ...
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Let’s Talk Depression, Healing and 3 Fun Facts about ‘Suicide Note’ with Faith & Kormbat

By the time you read this, it might be too late... These are words we hope not to read from a loved one - a suicide note. This begs the ...
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For the Love of Book Reviews: ‘Stifling Embrace’ by J. N. Mbunabo

Title: Stifling Embrace (A Collection) Author: J. N. Mbunabo Genre: Fiction Pages: 194 Publisher: Nwanne Books Limited Date of publication: 9th December, 2019. Narrative technique: First person, omniscient About the ...
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“Just because something is ‘for girls’ doesn’t necessarily make it inferior” – Okechukwu Nzelu, Author of The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney

Today, I'm going to be sharing an interesting interview which I had with Okechukwu Nzelu, author of The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney. Okechukwu Nzelu is a writer and teacher ...
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11 Awesome Books Up for Discussion at the Lagos Book and Art Festival 2019

The countdown for Lagos Book & Art Festival 2019 has began. LABAF is a one-week artistic event which boasts of an array of book exhibitions, art & crafts, live reading ...
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2019 Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Book Review

Read and Win in the 2019 Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Book Review

The promoters of the Lagos Book & Art Festival (LABAF), Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), hereby call for submission of entries into their 2019 Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Book Review. This ...
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Sally Kenneth Dadzie

Sally Kenneth Dadzie Welcomes New Babies (It’s Not What You Think)

Sally Kenneth Dadzie is a Nigerian writer, blogger, editor and bestselling author on Okadabooks. She welcomed her new babies (books) on the 13th of October, 2019 which coincides with her ...
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Ake Festival 2019

Ake Festival 2019: 7 Amazing Nigerian Writers to Expect

It's that time of the year again! There are quite a number of activities that bookish fellows look forward to before the year wraps up and Ake Festival 2019 is ...
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