Kanyinsola Olorunnisola, Dhee Sylvester, Eze Ossai and 3 others make Anarchi Shortlist

15-20 minutes read. Download the document and save for later   Weeks after the call for submission, which was closed on the 15st of July, 2018, ACEworld releases a 6-man shortlist for the contest. The theme is Anarchi, preserving individual freedom. Below are the selected poems and the judge’s analysis.   Kanyinsola Olorunisola ME, FELA …

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Latest Opportunity: Secrets Of Magical Poetry Tour 1

Do you remember SECRETS OF MAGICAL POETRY? Yes, the one we brought legends like Brigitte Poirson, Wajiri Philomena, Poetess Erah Oalind, Eriata Oribhabor, Phunsho Oris and the likes to the hot seat for interview? Well, that was way back in 2015. This is the big time, sages. Secrets of Magical Poetry (SOMP) is back alive, …

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Ola W. Halim, Winner of Wakanda: Rewrite Africa Contest Publishes Homecoming

Ola W. Halim, a teacher of English Language and Literature in Edo State, Nigeria and winner of the 2018 Wakanda: Rewrite Africa contest has published his reflection, HOMECOMING. In Ishola Abdulwasiu Ayodele, author, 361 Degree's word, Homecoming is a genrebender, gracefully tiptoeing the line between prose and poetry, and blending fiction and fantasy with finesse. …

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Update: This Is Nigeria, What to Expect From the Grey Anthology

The colour is neither black nor white, it’s grey.   In few weeks from now, the anthology, This is Nigeria, will be released, as the publication date is set and work, ongoing. A huge appreciation to our contributors, we are awed by the number and contents of the entries received. It’s quite beyond our expectation …

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Update: Deadline Extended For Anarchi Contest | Submit Now!

After receiving complaints from poets that the time frame given for the submission is insufficient  owing to the fact that the contest requires though very short poems but deep critical thinking, we have reached a consensus with the sponsor. This is why we will be extending the deadline for submission till July 31, 2018. In …

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Call For Submission | Anarchi: Preserving The Individual Freedom

The conflict between individualism and societal conformance has been fiercer in recent times. There is disruption to the family structure, increase in clamor for feminism and sexual preferences, popularization of atheism among one-time theists, rebellion against artistic standards, ethnic insurgence and domestic terrorism, redefinition of moral values, glamorization of nudity, proliferation of pornography, celebration of …

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News: Portal reopens for This is Nigeria Anthology

Life changes in a heartbeat. Reason why such calamities has befallen a country in just one week: Ojuelegba bridge accident Nigeria’s exit from #WorldCup Dbanj, wife lost their son in home accident Bodija abattoir killings, many innocent lives wasted Otedola bridge tanker explosion Berger fire attack, more than 50 cars with people burnt alive. Something …

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Update: Ola W. Halim, The Albinotic And Veteran Poet, Wins Wakanda: Rewriting Africa Contest

Congratulations to all the contestants of the Wakanda: Rewriting Africa contest. Your poems are rich and approach the subject matter from a wealth of poetic ingenuity. Your efforts at rewriting your Africa, in believing in her future as T’Chala believes, are commendable. Each poem is a win in its own right; however, as true to …

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New Book Alert: Ayodele Abdulwasiu Ishola Publishes 361 Degrees (Collection of Poems)

This collection is a bold statement on the human experience. The poet makes a conscious effort to explore individualism, universalism, spiritism, and a critique of communalism. The beauty of this work lies in the seamless blend of dissimilitude into a fine fusion.   I find fascinating the focus on the divinity of the human being, …

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