tell me something sweet – Poem by Sochi Azuh

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What It Means When a Man falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] “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 to enable me do this review. It’s taken me long enough to do this so I better make it worth your time. Let me […]

Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] 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 of vigilance in a post-truth era. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_gallery interval=”0″ images=”275″ onclick=””][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Sign Up! Be the first to know when I […]

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 manifest differently when she travels to America for college. It is this time that she encounters something so traumatic that it “births” something powerful in her. She […]