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Lamentations of an Ugly Girl (Episode One)

With my bag and baggage, I bundled myself into a bus going out of Ibadan to school. Buried in my novel, I heard the driver call out “last bus stop” I packed my things off the bus and boarded the bus-shuttle into campus. As soon as I got to my hostel room and unpacked, I […]

Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops

Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops

The Writivism 2014 workshops will be held on the 8th of February 2014, simultaneously in five different African cities. The one-day workshops are planned for Abuja, Harare, Kampala, Nairobi and Cape Town. Applicants will attend workshops in the cities closest to their residence. The Abuja workshop will be facilitated by Ukamaka Olisakwe, Kampala; Beatrice Lamwaka, […]

SYNW Third Creative Writing Workshop

SYNW Third Creative Writing Workshop

SYNW Third Creative Writing Workshop Society of Young Nigerian Writers In collaboration with West African Young Writers and Publishers Association (Nigeria Circle) Presents Avail yourself to know about: Lectronic Book Production Focusing on Women Writers and Writing Writing and Broadcasting Copyright and Law for Writers Copyright System – The Writers Perspective What Constitutes Copytright Infringement […]

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Eating with Hymar: Two Poems for Dinner

I remember how satisfying it felt feeding on J.P Clark’s poem Ibadan back then in secondary school. Twenty words was all it took for the poem to gift my mind a first-class flight to that famed city. When I am presented with the opportunity to eat good poetry, I do so with relish, happy to […]