Legend has it that prince Ozuigbo was a mystery, an enigma, an incredible being, one who wears multiple and inexplicable personalities. Call him a god, you are dead right.
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.
We will rise from the gold-limbed hills of the West. We will rise from the wind-swept Northeast where our forefathers first realized revolution.
As 2020 draws to a close, we’re taking some time to pause and reflect on a year that has been strange and challenging in a myriad of ways.
What happens after a young girl born in a strictly religious home to emotionally unavailable parents is sexually abused by close relatives?
In Ozoemena (No More Weeping), Opia-Enwemuche Maxwell Onyemaechi uses the armament of poetry to continue a long tradition of telling and retelling of a history that is deliberately suppressed by politically motivated revisionist and distortionist.
I’ve watched Nigeria dissolving into a delirium story. The dead at the threshold, descended into the forgetfulness of our blue memories, with their indigo eyes and their silver glances into the hearts of the living.
‘The Journey’ takes you on an interesting journey through beautifully and carefully written words that explore themes on life, love and growth. It furnishes you with something to pause and think about, which is what I was able to feel with every word in the book.