8 Must-read Expository Interviews with Prominent African Writers
I have been combing the internet for interviews with my writer-crushes as well as hunting for new African writers and poets to add to my reading bucket list. And I found these eight amazing interviews which were everything expository and inspirational. Now I know why…
Enter Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest, February/March, 2020 Edition
Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers is now receiving entries for the February-March 2020 edition of the BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTEST (BPPC). The theme is ‘FRIENDSHIP’. “Of a truth, there are very few things that we can really say have as much an impact on our happiness and enjoyment…
Meet the Winner of EBOquills Most-Read Guest Piece of January
Caught up in the festivities of December and a personal hiatus which was more or less what I needed at the time, I couldn’t get by with reading through a pile of entries, editing, accepting contributors’ pieces in December. However, in January, we had a…
How to Enter Issue III of the 20.35 African Poetry Series
The 20.35 Africa was launched in 2018. It is an anthology of contemporary poetry targeted at pushing institutional boundaries in the African literary scene by advocating for “multiple conversations on the sensibilities of being African in a modern, global system.” Its first volume, guest-edited by Gbenga…
GUILTY AND INNOCENT
Written By: Elisha Bala (EB) Mares in the night held her tight- as cares of the past stole sleep away from her eyes in the middle of that lonely night- until it was 6:30 am. Suddenly, Hauwa heard the doorbell; “Ding dong“. She arose from…
Why You Should Add Teju Cole’s ‘Eight Letters to a Young Writer’ to Your Reading List
Writing a book is how a writer gifts part of him/herself to the world. Teju Cole, in his book, Eight Letters to a Young Writer gave such a beautiful gift to anyone looking to write well. When I read this book, I came to love…
Five Tips on How to Write a Winning Entry for NSPP 2020
About two weeks ago, Poets in Nigeria (PIN) opened submissions for the 2020 Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP). And the Prize is worth N500,000.00 this year! That’s some good money, and indeed a great reward for undergraduates who write poetry. If you are a Nigerian…
Performance Poetry Class with Bash, Set to Kick Off This Weekend
All is set for Performance Poetry Class with Bash, to kick off this weekend at Ozidu House, Osun Cresent, Maitama, Abuja. This two-day performance poetry course, which would explore the art, tricks, and business of performance poetry would hold on Friday, the 24th to Saturday,…
Sickle Cell Is the New Tribe
Written By: Jeremy T. Karn for bijoux you’ve heard about flowers thatgrow in the dirt. there are flowers with thorns that grow in thebones & some that grow in your aunt’sbackyard garden every morning as you fix yourbones in your body & dress for the…
Have you Entered Making-Monday-Mild’s Snap Contest?
After the Christmas and New Year holidays, the next big date for #parte_after_parte for most lovers is Valentine’s Day. On that day, social media platforms are flooded with high-resolution pictures of lovebirds wear matching outfits. Expensive gifts and scented flowers are exchanged. Surprise proposals are…
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