A Review of Eriata Oribhabor’s Mek We Yan
Mek We Yan (Notes for Naija Pidgin & English Language) by Eriata Oribhabor is a 63 paged book, published by Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV) in the year 2020. I was torn between writing this review in the English Language or the Naija pidgin language…
A Review of Buchi Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood
The Joys of Motherhood is one of the books I am ashamed to admit that I read so late. But as they say, it is better late than never. Let me begin by saying I really love how Buchi Emecheta paints the plight of an…
An Orchestral Performance of Love Hymns: A Review of How To Fall In Love
Sensational love poems did not go extinct after William Shakespeare, Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickson, Khalil Gibran, and other fantastic poets. While it is true that we no longer make a great show of sending love poems overleaf of postcards and fancy greeting cards, there will…
You Should Read Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns
Ehi shares her thoughts on one of her favorite novels. She plans to write a short note for every book she reads in 2021. She began with Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns. It felt like a trip to Afghanistan… It’s 7 am here. Cold…
ASHES OF ORANGE DREAMS By Franklyn Orode: A Review
Franklyn Orode’s ASHES OF ORANGE DREAMS confirms that (great) poems are the treasured oyster shells we pick by the shores of a poet’s mind after it has overflowed its banks. My first contact with Franklyn’s poetry was memorable and I was immediately won over with…
A Review of Gospels of Depression Written by Pamilerin Jacob
Reading a great review of a book is like dipping one’s feet in a pool to test for the depth and coldness of the water before a refreshing afternoon swim. Victor Zechariah Achi’s Review of Gospels of Depression, a poetry chapbook written by Pamilerin Jacob…
Ten Thoughts on Iwu Jeff’s Play, Verdict of the Gods
Eboquills has been in talks with Iwu Jeff about the reception of his latest book, Verdict of the Gods. We are pleased to share with you, from a pool of positive reviews, these ten thoughts from prominent members of the literary community. Sit back, enjoy…
North Carolina Literatus says Ogwiji’s ICEBREAKER is a “Delicate Ballet”
We believe that a good book is a gift to the world. Knowing that authors put in a lot into the making of one single book, well-meaning members of the writing community support them with reviews. Omis Carter’s review of Ehi-kowochio Ogwiji’s poetry chapbook, ICEBREAKER,…
A Review of Funke Awodiya’s Woman of Woman
Author: Funke Awodiya Number of pages: 75 pages Published by: Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV) Year published: 2020 Funke Awodiya’s anthology of poems, Woman of Woman, is a diary of tributes to great women and unsung heroines like Dora Akumyili (Tribute to a First Daughter);…
AKO Caine Prize 2020 Shortlist: The Faces of a New Decade in African Writing
AKO Caine Prize enters its 21st year— an arching into a 3rd decade— on the brazen wings of a jaw-dropping 222 submissions from 28 African nations. It is a coming of age in the trajectory of the continental award, a number of submissions it has…
We render all forms of writers' support services, writing advice, book promotion, editing, professional bio writing, book reviews, and manuscript formatting.
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.
Read the #poem here:
#poem #poetry #writing
"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/