28 May, 2024

The Lagos Poetry Festival 2019, 5th Edition

The Lagos International Poetry Festival (LIPFest2019) is here. Now in its fifth year, the festival, which was founded in 2015 by Efe Paul Azino, promises to be “a wild beautiful thing.” The festival begins October 30th, 2019 and ends November 3rd, 2019, and it features over fifty writers and poets and thinkers from over ten […]

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Call for Submissions for the Young African Poets Anthology (Publication)

Are you between the ages of 15 and 19? Do you write poems? This is for you? Ernest Ogunyemi, together with Fiyinfoluwa Timothy Oladipo, is curating anthology of the best poems by young African poets or who are of African descent and are between the ages of 15 and 19. The anthology will be available […]

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The Singing Bullet Poetry Workshop Scholarship —Apply (Awards: Worth $200)

))Award winning American-Nigerian poet, Itiola Jones, will be facilitating the third edition of her online workshop, “The Singing Bullet” which she started because she “sought to create a space of nurture, but one of rigor, in which participants rise to the challenge they set for themselves at the start of April.” To celebrate the third […]

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