30 May, 2024

Modifying Your Sahara: A Poetry Masterclass with Kaveh Akbar.

It’s 1:49pm. I’m in a mini-bus going to Ikoyi from CMS, trapped in a hold-up. I’m sweating underneath my shirt, and I’m reading Adroit Journal’s latest issue. Over and over, I’m reading these lines from Erika Meitner’s “Missing Parts”: “Hillary, I’m sorry about yr friend who killed himself—sometimes this world is too much to hold […]

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20,000 Naira Up For Grabs at the LIPFest Poetry Contest—Apply

Poets! Okadabooks in partnership with the Lagos International Poetry Festival has something for you. Read about the festival here. The Lagos International Poetry Festival would will be publishing an anthology of poems for the first time this year, on the theme “Wide Awake”. Poetry entries are expected to interrogate new frontiers in the fight for […]

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