26 May, 2024

Peter Obi, Others Present As Anambra Young Writers Celebrate Achebe, Unveil New Anthology in His Honour (photos)

  By Joseph Udeze, Awka Former Governor of Anambra State and 2023 Presidential Candidate of Labour Party in Nigeria, Mr. Peter Obi, has commended young writers in Anambra State for annually celebrating legendary Nigerian writer, Late Prof. Chinua Achebe. Obi gave the commendation while speaking at the 2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture, […]

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2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture Holds Today, Attend

It will be a gathering of writers, intellectuals, literary activists, book lovers and top political figures in Awka, the capital city of Anambra State, today, Thursday, as young writers in Anambra State set to host the 2023 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture. The Coordinator, Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter), Izunna […]

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7th Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology/Call for Submission

  Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) —the literary body that hosts Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture —is calling for submission of quality poems and essays from writers across the world, for her 7th edition of the Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology. The annual anthology is a collection of poems and essays […]

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Literary Evening Climaxes 2019 Adichie’s Writing Workshop by Izunna Okafor

Writing has once again been described as the king of all arts, and the indispensable route to the bottom line of every art destination. This made the idea for discussion at the grand finale of the 2019 Purple Hibiscus Trust Creative Writing, organized by award-winning Nigerian literary figure — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, which held in […]

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Publication of “Arrows of Words”, an Anthology in Honor of the late Prof. Chinua Achebe.

It was a moment of jubilation as writers and literary enthusiasts from different parts of the country converged in Akwa, the Anambra State Capital, to hail, herald and welcome the arrival of Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology —”Arrows of Words” Edited by Izunna Okafor, the new vivacious anthology, which is a publication of the Society of […]

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Chinua Achebe Literary Festival: Young Writers Visit National Light Newspaper

In preparation for the 2019 edition of the Chinua Achebe Literary Festival, the members of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) today, visited the Anambra Newspapers And Printing Corporation (ANPC), publishers of National Light Newspaper, Ka O Di Taa Igbo Newspaper and the Sportslight Xtra. This is the sole print medium of […]

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