Nigeria-based Author Services – Phantom House Books NGR (2)

Editor’s Note: Tejiri Odu is the agent representative of Phantom House Books and in this interview, he answers questions on what prospective clients may want to know before signing up with his agency. 1. What Genres do you represent? Actually different editors, different genres. I prefer fiction, from commercial fiction all the way to experimental … Continue reading Nigeria-based Author Services – Phantom House Books NGR (2)

A Medium-Length Rant Against Fake Accents.

A Medium-Length Rant Against Fake Accents.

–August 28, 2011–Gboyega Otolorin–Lagos– As a person, I have always despised faking. Airs, affectations, pretending to what you’re not, trying to impress people. It irritates me. I’m a firm believer in being you. Be yourself. If people like it, fine. If they don’t, well, who cares? Why try to please capricious humans anyway? People don’t … Continue reading A Medium-Length Rant Against Fake Accents.

National Youth Suicide Commission (NYSC)

National Youth Suicide Commission (NYSC)

Ours is a protracted year of service…   Parcelled and distributed, then abandoned  in wretched areas of the earth the devil tempts us; tempts our innateness for survival just to prove our president’s boast   hearts committed to nothing minds bleeding to death suckling babies hounded away from their mothers’ breasts and abandoned to die … Continue reading National Youth Suicide Commission (NYSC)

“On Black Sisters’ Street” by Chika Unigwe

“On Black Sisters’ Street” by Chika Unigwe

Agreed, I haven’t read much on Nigerian-women-immigrant-prostitution. A fact, the multitudes of hearsays and valid stories that I have heard, ones which all culminated into the same story of women trafficking, could easily make banality of any fiction that hinges on that theme. In Nigeria, especially in Ubiaja, Edo state where I spent the early … Continue reading “On Black Sisters’ Street” by Chika Unigwe