Pearson revives African Writers Series, calls for submissions

Some of you may know the African Writers Series under Heinemann, a wide-ranging series that offered stories, poetry, biographical writings and essays from across Africa. The HAWS included work from nearly 40 writers from 19 different countries. During its celebrated 50 years of publishing, the series published most of Africa’s important writers including Chinua Achebe … Continue reading Pearson revives African Writers Series, calls for submissions

Gods Of the Land 1

Gods Of the Land 1

These are drafts of the first chapter of my novel, Gods Of The Land. I have done seven chapters already, but I do not have much time to devote to writing.  I am going at it one paragraph at a time, and I believe I will get there soon. This post is to seek your … Continue reading Gods Of the Land 1

Free Publishing Deals for Nigerian Writers

Free Publishing Deals for Nigerian Writers

THE LUKOGUN CALLS PROJECT With the ever deteriorating state of the educational system and vis-à-vis the reading culture of Nigerians at large, we at MagicWand Publishing are committed to the revitalization of the nation via imbibing the long lost reading culture back into our nation’s life style. In our quest to achieving this goal, we … Continue reading Free Publishing Deals for Nigerian Writers

The Birth of John Okro

The Birth of John Okro

“And you?” the teacher asked. The boy got up hesitantly, knowing the consequences of his next words before he said them. “Yes? Hurry up,” the teacher said. “John Okro.” The entire class erupted. Even the teacher struggled to suppress a chuckle. He was all too familiar with the trend. With every new term, class-teacher or … Continue reading The Birth of John Okro