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Book Review: Margaret Muthee’s A Season for Mending

Margaret Muthee’s A Season for Mending is a collection of 14 short stories published by Bahati Books. This book was sent to me in exchange for an honest...

tell me something sweet – Poem by Sochi Azuh

tell me something sweet i want to tell you something sweet something fluid as milk, scented as a fluted flower and you wanting me to tell you makes me want to...

Vignettes of a New Reality Art Exhibition by Obinna Okerekeocha

You must know, when I’m not reading or writing book reviews, I’m immersed in appreciating visual stories. Whether via thumbnail posts on Instagram or in art books (I...

What It Means When a Man falls from the Sky by...

"What It Means When a Man falls from the Sky" is Lesley Nneka’s debut collection of short stories and I got a copy of this book on loan...

Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018

The 4th Lagos International Poetry Festival returns from Oct. 31st - Nov 4th, 2018 with the theme "Wide Awake." This year's theme lays emphasis on the growing importance...

Book Review: Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria. Sent away to...

Shutter: Episode 1

Ngozi rolled over and as she stretched out her hands, reaching for Chad’s hairy chest, she touched nothing. He had left while she slept likely to have been...

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi: Book Review

In Akwaeke Emezi's novel, we follow Ada our protagonist in this story across the world from her birth home Umuahia. She suffered fits in her childhood and they...

Water no Get Enemy: An Evening with Teju Cole at Jazz...

Teju walked briskly through the aisles to greet his host. He began with a joke: ‘Una go church today?” which drew generous laughter from the crowd. “Those of...

The Man Booker Prize 2018 Longlist Announced

The 2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist has been announced and comprises of 13 novels chosen from 171 submissions. It was noted that this is the first year that novels...

Provenance Hotel by Sochi Azuh

Provenance Hotel Poem by Sochi Azuh 1. Walking down the hallway, White noises, talk shows and the Khardashians Slip through the gap under forbidding room doors Like a clandestine notes of proposition... Something here like...

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Book Title: The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Vintage; 2011 Pages: 490 Now that your little one has arrived, you're ready to show her the world. One of the best...