Enter the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award
Deadline: July 31st “The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is the biggest poetry competition for 11-17-year olds in the world. [Teen poets can jump on this right away and begin their career in a grand style. Yeah! We are that optimistic about you,…
Sacrilege By Shitta Faruq Ademola
Shitta Faruq Ademola’s poem, Sacrilege narrates the girlchild’s plight with sharp imagery. He wears the rather tight shoes, which fate gifts women, and takes a few steps, and recounts the feeling which came with every stride in lines and in verses. Sacrilege a pleasant poem…
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);…
Iron Born: A Poem By Abunic Sherif II
Liberian poet, Abunic, writes against racial discrimination in very sharp lines. His solidarity with those who were murdered on the scaffold of racism is so glaring. We hope that you enjoy the read as much as we did here. “What is dead may never die.”…
A Tale of Two Cowards
Written By: Samuel Adeyemi today, i am more splinter than bone,more shard than glass. i wouldrather break than bend for at leastthere is a finality. the pages of my life flip above thecandlelight; chapters charring to grey,though the paper hasn’t lowered into theflame. isn’t torture…
Free to Enter Writing Contests for the Month of June
June is a few days down and the year is almost halfway gone! What were your writing resolutions/goals for the year? Our aim here at Eboquills is to help you achieve your writing goals. This is why we have put together this list of contests…
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…
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…
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…
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Lolwe will be open for submissions for Issue 5 in the month of February (1-28 February 2022). The issue will be guest-edited by Mali Kambandu (@malingose), Willie Lee Kinard III (@WillieKinardIII) and Yovanka Paquete Perdigão (@postcolonialchi). Details: https://lolwe.org/submit/
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/