Call For Submission: Prose & Poetry Hood Valentine’s Day Competition

Love is undoubtedly humankind's most exploited subject matter. And yet every year,  all year round, the reproduction of "love" in art, literature, music, and a diverse array of many other fields, continues as if the subject, after all this time, has yet to be exhausted.  This month, the traditional celebration of Saint Valentine's Day guarantees that …

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News Update: Yusuf Balogun Gemini Set To Release Lagidigba, A Yoruba Spoken Word Piece

A dance of the forest continues. A long way to the beginning, a long haul to the end. - Wole Soyinka. Sometimes, we sit by the pathway to the jungle, watching how ants gropes off in love, leaves eloping with each other in twilight, thunder uniting with storm to birth a thunderstorm. We are the …

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Published: Si(gh)lent Night Anthology initiated by Akinrinade Funminiyi Isaac

To start with, before you read, ask yourself: what are my expectations in this anthology? The beauty of every work of art isn't just about reading, appreciating, commenting, and critiquing...That's why I wouldn't want you to just read, but also listen to every single line with readiness to learn from it. You might be wondering …

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News: Broken Voices – Young Creatives Speak Back (The 1000 Young African Poets Anthology)

Introduction: There has been a growing concern among young creatives in Africa regarding lack of recognition of their poetic creativity by the older generation of poets and writers. While this concern is genuine, there is also a concern among older generations regarding the quality of poetic works coming from a generation of writers whose schooling …

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Published: Jide Badmus Publishes ‘There Is A Storm In My Head’

  SYNOPSIS This collection of poems covers the human voyage from the gentle tides of innocence, dreams and purpose to the reality of fear, disappointment and pain. It's a tale of extremes as the mind is tossed from frustration to elation; slipping into depths of failure and finding anchors of hope. It is a catalogue …

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