Prize of #100,000 goes to a single top literary piece from any genre; fiction, poetry and nonfiction. SOBCA Academy sponsors this year’s award prize.
My clear favourite here was Last Days by Amynah Dauda, which starts as a reflective piece on deadlines, before slowly spinning out to cover terminal illness, ambition, infidelity and parental relationships. – James Holden
You realized it was a video showing a bombing followed by a brief lecture explaining the conflict in Syria and why suicide bombing was permissible in Islam.
Writers celebrate wins almost every day but notably this month will witness the Quramo Prize winner. These moments are important to the African Storytelling and...
How do you tell the story
of a boy lost in Lagos?
Say in love; say gay;
crushing the city into crystals
evenly decorated with hate.
I am happy to announce that Cassava Republic Press has acquired the rights to publish my books, Season of Crimson Blossoms and The Whispering Trees in Nigeria. Copies
I had asked him to, as a birthday gift to both of us. He was 17 and didn’t quite know what to do because it was his first time, he took my virginity.
Giving your book a title is just like a naming ceremony. It’s like imprinting your soul on the baby. At that point when you give your book a title, you have personalized the relationship. There’s no going back.
Love's Fluttering Seduce me with kisses My heart beats strange Thought I had you But it was a butterfly Come back Teach me to be...
Flat descriptions are often the result of using just one out of the five senses. Appealing to all five senses gives your writing dimension. Unlike...