The First Twilight & the First Hand
Written By: Nwàohà Chíbúzor Anthony The Poet, Nwàohà Chíbúzor Anthony tells a melancholic ‘story’ in the poem, “The First Twilight & the First Hand”. Love and loss, two powerful and universal themes are central in this piece. The emotion every line evokes is powerful! In…
AKO Caine Prize, 2020: Read Shortlisted Stories here.
Earlier today, a 5-man shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize, 2020 was announced. In 2019, this prize was won by Lesly Nneka Arimah and it is such a joy to learn that three Nigerians made the list! According to the judges, the five shortlisted stories,…
7 Literary Platforms Open to Submissions, 5 are Open all Year Round
Getting your work out is one of the preoccupations of a writer. We are constantly in search of a ‘home’ for the poems, stories, and non-fictional pieces we invested hours into creating. This is because the world will not trace us to our quiet writing…
It Never Ends
Written By: Henry P. Ugochukwu Henry writes about depression and mental health in such a beautiful way. His poetic expressions are vivid and piercing. They all sit on the gallery of the reader’s thoughts for days. Read this piece slowly. There is no guarantee that…
Death Unmasked (Covid 19)
Written By: Eduardo De Bosco The Liberian poet, Eduardo writes about the new tempo of life in Liberia since the pandemic. The closing lines are full of hope and positive vibes. This is a beautiful poem written in the form of a letter to the…
Writing Contests to Enter in May
The stay-at-home order is taking longer than we expected and it is draining for self-employed people and those who just reared their heads out in the entrepreneurial path. For most of us, if not all, writing is so much of a side-job or a pastime….
A Complete Guide For Submissions to Literary Journals
As a writer, submitting to literary journals is nearly as important as writing because these journals showcase you to one fraction of the literary world, which ordinarily may not have a sip of what you brew except for the exposure of certain journals. Literary journals…
Book Review: The Big Man and Other Poems
Last December when I received an autographed copy of this lovely book of poems, The Big Man and Other Poems, I felt very honored. I started to read it, but soon got enmeshed in festivity and the spirit of yuletide. No sooner had I gotten…
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