Brach and Ara, A Short Story By Ghanaian Writer, Ewoenam Kukah
Many people believe that telling stories from the second-person point of view can mess up plots and make dialogues cranky, but Ghanaian writer, Ewoenam Kukah, makes an exception with her short love story, “Brach and Ara”. You will be somewhere in between thrilled and impressed…
Hidden Pains, A Short Story By Ephraim Ndubisi Orji
Duni is married to a charming man who is a closet monster. For how long can she go on absorbing the pain? In Hidden Pains, Ephraim Ndubisi Orji answers this question as he writes about domestic violence, the sad reality of several marriages around the…
You Should Read Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns
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Angry Tangled Traps, A Short Story By Ephraim Orji
In Angry Tangled Traps, Ephraim Orji writes about a little girl named Kelechi and her struggle to accept herself. The story is the story of many a little girl in the diaspora and a handful of black girls who wonder why they are so different….
How to Apply for The Tampered Writing Workshop
The Tampered Press in collaboration with Prince Claus Fund and British Council presents a virtual writing workshop for poets and storytellers across Africa. The virtual workshop is slated to take place from 7th to 9th January 2021. It will be facilitated by some of the…
TRISHA: A Short Story By Mustapha Enesi
“Trisha” is a sizzling short story that is fast-paced and narrates from the second-person point of view an incredibly intriguing story of a woman in her forties. The story is short but interestingly explosive. Mustapha Enesi brilliantly holds a reader spellbound in three minutes and…
Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun, Wins Best of the Best Award, Women’s Prize for Fiction
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Enter TapRead’s 2020 Visions Writing Contest
The value of TapRead’s 2020 Visions writing contest is $2,000! The winner will be going home with $1,000, the first and second runner up will have $500 and $300 respectively. Then there will be two consolation prizes of $100 each. Sounds like some good reward…
What Killed Ezeadina: A Short Story By Ifunanya Georgia
What Killed Ezeadina is a beautiful children’s story which is didactic and warm. Ifunanya Georgia makes a brilliant attempt at replicating a story whose tempo matches the popular African tales by moonlight. If you are looking for a story to read to a group of…
Hush: A Short Story By Nweke Ozioma Ruth
In “Hush”, Nweke Ozioma Ruth tells a story that is both moving and relatable. The story examines lack, and poverty, how those two can deflate a man’s ego and put love in a really tight corner. Nweke’s story is simple and melancholic but it is…
Our #MCM for the week is Saddiq Dzukogi @SaddiqDzukogi. His collection of poems, “Your Crib, My Qibla”, has earned rave reviews since its recent publication.
Award-winning poet, Ilya Kaminsky, describes it as a “stunning, memorable book”!
You had your voice,
yet silence was your outburst ..."
In this #poem, Ojo Emmanuel writes about loss, grief, and the long painful journey to healing. It is a sad, sensational poem & worth the #read.
#poetrycommunity #poets #WritingCommunity
Creativity and simplicity cohabiting in one literary piece, quite a rarity these days!
We loved this story, @ewoe_nam
We still do 👏🏾👏🏾
I am happy to announce that my story has found a home with @eboquills🥳 https://eboquills.com/2021/02/23/brach-and-ara-a-short-story-by-ghanaian-writer-ewoenam-kukah/
Kindly read, comment and share☺️😘.