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The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2012

Submit an Entry The commonwealth short story prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction from 2000 – 5000 words. Submissions must be made by the author of the short story in order to meet eligibility criteria. Regional winners receive £1,000 and the overall winner receives £5,000. Open for entries from 18 … Continue reading The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2012

Literary Cafe and Poetry competition at the Rise library, Lagos

Literary Cafe and Poetry competition at the Rise library, Lagos

The second literary cafe event has been scheduled; Date: Friday, 5th of August,2011. Venue:  Risenetworks Library, No 20, Bayode Oluwole street, by Balogun street, off Awolowo way, Ikeja, Lagos. Time: 3:00pm Featured writers: Oyindamola Affinnih, Author of Two gone, still counting, Temitayo Ilori, author of Doom’s wing, Tope Apoola, author of Times of the Supermen … Continue reading Literary Cafe and Poetry competition at the Rise library, Lagos

Writing and the Inconsequential Fraud

Writing and the Inconsequential Fraud

Every writer, I hear, gets to feel very much like a fraud now and then, that feeling of inadequacy, of pretending to be something he/she has little if no right to assume. Well, this is something I feel very much right now and by putting pen to paper, or more realistically, putting finger to key … Continue reading Writing and the Inconsequential Fraud