Would you like to start submitting your work to literary magazines but don’t quite know how to even begin? Or perhaps you are unsure if you are making the right first impression with editors. This wonderful guide for writers seeking to get their work into print comes handy.
We are in a wonderful era for African literature, as there are many places where African writers that submit their works for publication. Literary magazines, publishing houses, and libraries occupy an important place in the development of African literature.
Poetry is a form of self-expression where you can say anything without any limitations. Whether you are feeling joyful, sad, or angry, it's all welcome in the world of poetry. Put your pen to the paper and let your creative juices flow.
Poetry is efficient. It can be beautiful, funny, and powerful, carrying the impact of 100,000-word tomes in just a few precisely chosen and placed words. In my not terribly humble opinion, this distillation of the literary form is the sign of the most talented writers of any age.
Every boy child is a garden that needs to be planted upon and taken care of in order to bear good fruits, character wise, that will be beneficial to humanity. The process may be tedious, but it is worth the time and attention given for the future gain.
Today, the 3rd day of April 2021, BANSI III is officially launch with the title ANATOMY OF BOYS, MEN AND OTHERS.
The male child in an African home is as a diamond, an heir - the definition of permanence. And this is where the pressure begins. He is born into idealistic responsibilities thrust on him by a culture that keeps passing on the mythical baton of misery.
An anthology is a collection of selected writings by various authors, and usually, the several stories or writings are in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same theme. Alternatively, it can also be a collection of selected writings by one author.
Whatever your relationship status may be—totally loved up,“it’s complicated,” or terribly single and not seriously searching—Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to pick up a lovey-dovey romantic book and really get into the spirit of the holiday, in a literary way.
Before the current crop of phenomenal African writers, there were those who paved the way. Writers like James Baldwin, Chinua Achebe, who continued to put pen to paper, established a legacy that has influenced so many already and even more to come.