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,…
7 Platforms Open for Submissions in July
With 50% of the year 2020 already gone, we hope that your zeal to be the writer that makes headlines has not been dampened by the pandemic. Eboquills wants to see you win! We want to be mentioned in your success story. This is why…
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);…
What Is The Difference Between a Cover Letter and a Bio?
Preparing your work for submission to literary journals is sometimes scarier than the process of crafting those pieces of art. You are first faced with the challenge of selecting your best work ever from a pile of poems, if it is a poetry submission. Or…
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…
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…
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
Book: The Big Man and Other Poems Author: F.O.C Ikwuemesibe Pages: 77 Publishers: Words Rhymes and Rhythms (2019) 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…
Diary Of A Boy Wearing A Frown
Written By: Abuoya Eruot i want to vacate earth without experiencing death each friday sermon,i yearn for a place that’s not even safe for god in plain language,my depression makes me tiptoe/jump out of my body into heaven/ for a dire aid but the atmosphere spins at…
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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/