Hi, Myne. Please tell us about yourself – a brief biography. I am a Nigerian blogger, poet, and author. I live in Seattle with my husband and write full time. mynewhitmanwrites.com is my blog, I’m also on twitter @Myne_Whitman and Facebook. I was born at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, Nigeria and I grew up in … Continue reading Adura Ojo Presents: Myne Whitman – A Love Rekindled
Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo opens up to Jeff Unaegbu about her latest book – Roses and Bullets. ABOUT HER: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo is a professor and former head of the English Department, University of Lagos, Nigeria. She has published five novels, four books of short stories, three books of poetry, two plays and twenty children’s books. Adimora-Ezeigbo … Continue reading Never Be Discouraged By Anyone – Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jude Dibia, author of new novel Blackbird. His previous books are Walking with Shadows (2005) and Unbridled (2007). Unbridled won the Ken Saro-Wiwa award for prose in 2007 and was a finalist in the 2008 NLNG prize for Literature. Blackbird is his third novel. It is published … Continue reading A Chat With Jude Dibia – BLACKBIRD (Plus Readers Giveaway)!
The interview held between Arukaino Umukoro and Myne Whitman, the Managing Editor of NaijaStories at the NaijaStories Meetup in Lagos appeared in the April 11 edition of TELL – one of the foremost news magazines in Nigeria. A scanned copy of the paper edition became available to us from Afronuts, another member of the site. … Continue reading Naija Stories featured in TELL Magazine!
Abimbola Aduuni Adelakun is the author of the pastoral novel, Under the Brown Rusted Roofs, a book which perfectly uses Yoruba folklore to mirror the malaises of the country, the joy and sorrow that exist in the communal relationship of the Yoruba and the polygamy of the patriarchs. She writes for the Punch Newspaper as … Continue reading Adunni Adelakun – Under the Brown Rusted Roofs
Our Featured Writer for the month of November is TheBeautifulTruth. Her story, Nnamdi, got the highest views in the month of October. TBT has also previously won Best of the Month in July with her story I Remember. To increase the number of views for your own stories, share the links with friends, and on … Continue reading The Beautiful Truth – November
Our Featured Writer for the month of October is Marya Kudos. Her story, ‘Corporate Affairs series’ topped the Best of the Month board with the highest comments and views in the month of September. Let us not also forget the “Out of the Blue” series which has also been thrilling us for a while. To … Continue reading Marya Kudos – October
Our Featured Writer for the month of September is Boomingsols. Her story, ‘Oh Pastor!’ topped the Best of the Month board with the highest comments and views in the month of August. To read more of her stories click HERE. Enjoy the interview below. When and why did you begin writing? When … I started … Continue reading Boomingsols – September
It is not everyday you find a Nigerian writer featured in the Wall Street Journal but that was what happened earlier this month. I was perusing the WSJ a couple of weeks ago and came across an excerpt of Adimchinma’s first novel, Treachery in the Yard, HERE. I was very excited and contacted him the … Continue reading Adimchinma Ibe – Treachery in the Yard
Enjoy the interview. Abby likes her anonymity and prefers not to share pictures of herself. But you can read more of her stories and poems HERE 1. When and why did you begin writing? Writing’s just one of my avenues of expression: I cannot readily put forth a date when I began writing but I … Continue reading Abby – August
Our Featured Writer for the month of August is Jaywriter. His story, ‘Seeing off Kisses’ topped the Best of the Month board with the highest comments and views in the month of July. To read more of his stories click HERE. Enjoy the interview below. _____ When and why did you begin writing? I started … Continue reading Jaywriter – August
Our Featured Writer for the month of July is TheBeautifulTruth. Her story, Nnamdi, got the highest views in the month of June. To increase the number of views for your own stories, share the links with friends, and on Facebook and Twitter. To read more of the Beautiful Truth’s stories click HERE. Enjoy her interview … Continue reading The Beautiful Truth – November
Our Featured Writer for the month of June is Remi Roy. Her story, TO-CHI: Two straws in a bottle, got the highest comments and views in the month of May. To read more of her stories click HERE. Enjoy her interview below. When and why did you begin writing? I started writing seriously in 2008, … Continue reading Remi Roy – June
Read the complete interview on LadyBrille Nigeria Magazine Online LADYBRILLENigeria.com: Myne Whitman, first, let me congratulate you on publishing your first book. Also, I must say extra kudos for being confident to delve into the financial world. I loved it. Before we get into the many themes running through your novel, let’s get into the … Continue reading Myne Whitman – LadyBrille Personality of the month.
Temitayo Ilori is the self published author of Doom’s Wing, a fantasy novel set in medieval times. I was very excited when I heard about him and his book and was quick to ask him for an interview. Enjoy! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who is Temitayo Ilori? I am just an idea; an … Continue reading Temitayo Ilori – Doom’s Wing – Legend of Tellam