$2,100 Up For the Grabs at Fountain Essay Contest
In the last few days of October, The Fountain Magazine announced its opening for her 2019 Essay Contest in an edited release thus: “We at The Fountain believe that every voice should be heard and that challenges have a capacity to offer insight into our…
Enter Retelling Africa Writing Competition to Win Cash Prizes & a Publishing Deal
The New Times, Rwanda’s leading daily has announced the opening of submissions’ window for the Retelling Africa Writing Competition which is organized by Imagine We, Rwanda. The competition is open to all African writers, poets, storytellers, novelists, and essayists. It is a great platform for…
Four Reasons Why You Should Share Your Writings With Us At EBOquills
This October, we threw open are submission windows and called on members of the literary community to send us original poems, short stories, letters, and creative rants. We wanted to have a variety of voices, something like little bits of different fruits in a fruit…
How To Enter CNA’s Purple Hibiscus Trust Creative Writing Workshop 2019
Although the co-facilitators for the 2019 edition of the Purple Hibiscus Trust Creative Writing have not yet been announced, applications are now being received. The entry process is pretty easy and the fact that it does not require any registration or entry fee makes it…
Afrika-Writes Poetry Workshop
The Afrika-Writes Poetry Workshop shall be a four-day poetry writing workshop is set to begin on October 4th to end with a public event on 08 October 2019 at Steam Lounge, Old GRA, Makurdi. The workshop is planned in such a way that: -Two days…
Dear Heartbroken Girl
When the vapor of emotions begins to sublimate, love develops wings and flies away like chaff, leaving you before a heap of regrets, biting memories and excruciating pain. It is not rare to see people who dropped their red hot coal of love on some…
The poem, "Sugar on wet Sand" by Omodero David, is experimental and daring. The poet is set to take the #poetrycommunity by storm and our fingers are crossed.
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"Along Came Love" by Zubair Hassan Baba, is what we might refer to as brilliant historical fiction. You may smile or sigh but surely, you will fall deeply in love with Zubair's storytelling style at the end of it all.
Read story here: https://eboquills.com/2021/05/01/along-came-love-a-short-story-by-zubair-hassan-baba/
"...I am the voice of reason,
That dance not to the deceitful tone
Of political eloquence and propaganda
I am the voice above religious hypocrisy and sycophancy
Truth is my warrant and change is my cause..."
Who Hears Me? By Etim Bassey Onyam
Read here: https://eboquills.com/2021/04/24/one-poem-by-etim-bassey-onyam/