22 Jun, 2024

The Beautiful Colours Of Pleasure Out Of Wedlock: A Review Of Ololade Akinlabi Ige’s Book, After One.

TITLE: AFTER ONE AUTHOR: Ololade Akinlabi Ige GENRE: Fiction OF PAGES: 30 YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2019 ISBN: NIL PUBLISHER:  The Poetician Inc. REVIEWER: John Chizoba Vincent   In this expressive book: After One, Ololade Akinlabi Ige tells a story of lust and pleasure, the consequences of illegitimate pregnancies, relationships and pretense. And he achieves this […]

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Book Review/ Being The Boy In “A Boy’s Tears On Earth’s Tongue”

Title: A Boy’s Tears On Earth’s Tongue Author’s name: Ridwan Ishola Olorunloba Length: 46 pages Genre:  Poetry Publisher / Year:  WRR Publishers Ltd. / 2019 Source (Where I got the book):    Word Rhythm and Rhyme (wrr.com.ng) Why I Read It: I read for the fun of reading and for reviewing purpose. And knowledge Date Read: […]

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Event # iyil2019 / CWN Will Be Tweetchatting With Ositadimma Amakeze About His Recent Fable Titled, Anụ Gbaa Ajọ Egbe

Have you ever considered writing a book in your indigenous language? Would you like to get tips from a polyglot author? Then you’ll be interested in joining our tweet conversation on Wednesday the 19th of June, 2019. At exactly 7PM,  Ositadimma Amakeze and Creative writing news (@cwritingnews) will be having an interesting Tweetchat. The entire […]

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New Awesome Book Alert: Building Castles With Pebbles by Anthonia Egbujiobi.

Members of the literati are literally waiting with bated breaths for the release of Flight Lieutenant Anthonia Egbujiobi’s brilliant, life-changing book titled, ‘BUILDING CASTLES WITH PEBBLES’. So What’s This Awesome Book About? In ‘Building Castles with Pebbles’, the author puts forth principles to adopt if one wishes to make the most out of little, and make […]

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Book Review / Elnathan John’s Becoming Nigerian—A Guide

Book: “Becoming Nigerian: A Guide” by Elnathan John. Genre: Satire Publisher: Cassava Republic Press Year of Publication: 2019 Pages: 150 Read: March 2019. Source: Bought. Why I read it: “It is satire, on Nigeria, by a Nigerian writer I respect.” Reviewed: by Ernest O. Ògúnyemí. What does it mean to be(come) Nigerian? Elnathan John: Never, […]

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Unveiling Sex in African Literature: A Review of Erotic Africa: The Sex Anthology.

Length: 130 Genre: Erotic Short Fiction/ Poems (an anthology) ISBN: if any Publisher / Year: Brittle Paper, 2018 Source: https://brittlepaper.com/2018/12/erotic-africa-the-sex-anthology-read-e-book-exploring-millennial-sex-culture-and-romance-in-african-cities/ Why I Read It: My work was featured in the anthology, and because also it also has the work of some new writers that I respect. And it was published by Brittle Paper! Date Read: […]

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Chimamanda Adichie Set To Moderate Michelle Obama’s Book Launch In The UK

Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie will be moderating Michelle Obama’s UK exclusive book launch event, slated on Monday, 3rd, December, 2018 at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. Isn’t that exciting?! We are so envious of the people who would be attending the event! The highly anticipated book is a memoir titled, “Becoming” “Reflecting on her memoir, Michelle […]

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