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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...

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...

Exploring the Supernatural with Mmirinzo by Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe (A Review)

About the Author: Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe studied Law at the University of Lagos. Her work cuts across photography, film/tv, stage, and have also appeared in...

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...

Book Clubs in Nigeria Gist: Here’s What 6 Book Clubs are Currently Reading (June)

Finding book clubs in Nigeria was almost impossible a while back. Now, you can find and join book clubs from the comfort of your home....

Chinelo Okparanta Brings the Systemic Misogyny and Biases Against Minority Groups to Light in ‘Happiness, Like Water’

Author’s Bio: Chinelo Okparanta is a Nigerian-American short story writer born in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. Her story “America” was short-listed for the Caine Prize in African Writing....

5 of the Best Writing Contests You Can Enter for this June

Writing contests provide an avenue for healthy competition and opportunities for writers. More so, they are surefire ways to express your creativity, leverage on notable...

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

Table of Contents What is the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize about?The Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) aimed at...

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...

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:...