Jide Badmus, Christtie Jay, Omotayo Sangofadeji set to headline at Lion and Lilac’s National Poetry Day Event

UK Based Arts Organisation, Lion and Lilac will treat lovers of poetry to a National Poetry Day Event in line with this year’s theme of “The Environment”. The event will feature both established and emerging voices on the African and United Kingdom’s literary scene. Among the headliners is Jide Badmus, who is the author of… Continue reading Jide Badmus, Christtie Jay, Omotayo Sangofadeji set to headline at Lion and Lilac’s National Poetry Day Event

Book Review – Abayomi Abiru Interrogates The Concepts Of Home, Loss And Impermanence In Debut Poetry Collection “This City Knows My Name”

“No one leaves home unless/home is the mouth of a shark”–Warsan Shire. Much is made about migration and seeking new beginnings in “saner climes”, but not many people are eager to have conversations about the uncertainty that comes with switching continents, with moving from one side of an ocean to another. People are reluctant to… Continue reading Book Review – Abayomi Abiru Interrogates The Concepts Of Home, Loss And Impermanence In Debut Poetry Collection “This City Knows My Name”

A Nigerian Poet Encapsulates the Turmoil of the World in his poetry Collection: Sometimes I Wish It Could Always Be Day

Reviewer: Creative Bird Poetry has always been lauded for the brevity of language and the ability to capture events, emotions and other muses in flowery words be it with metaphors that strikes through like lightning or imagery that thrills our imagination and helps us to see the seventh wonder through stanzas and verses. Deji Ajibade’s… Continue reading A Nigerian Poet Encapsulates the Turmoil of the World in his poetry Collection: Sometimes I Wish It Could Always Be Day

The Language Of Beauty: An Aesthetic & Thematic Analysis Of Bash S. Amuneni’s “There Is A Lunatic In Every Town”

Reviewer: Nosakhare Collins Title: There is a Lunatic In Every Town Author: Bash Sunday Amuneni Publisher: Sevhage Publishers Year of publication: 2016 Pages: 83 ISBN: 978-978-54494-9-5 Reviewer: Nosakhare Collins We cannot remove the professional love of poetry from a poet. Every piece of work should be defined in art and poetry within the conditions of reality.… Continue reading The Language Of Beauty: An Aesthetic & Thematic Analysis Of Bash S. Amuneni’s “There Is A Lunatic In Every Town”

The Lion of Newcastle, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi is set to Release Four Books at The Lit and Phil Newcastle

Join author extraordinaire, the Lion of Newcastle, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi at his books signing and reading event at The Lit & Phil on the 8th of September 2022. At this event, Tolu’ will officially release his new books, If You Have To Be Anything, Be Kind (children’s literature); City of Lost Memories, (poetry); Awaken Your… Continue reading The Lion of Newcastle, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi is set to Release Four Books at The Lit and Phil Newcastle

Newcastle Publishing Imprint Secures the European Rights to Jide Badmus’s Collection of Poems – “What Do I Call My Love For Your Body”

The Roaring Lion Newcastle Ltd. committed to publishing outstanding books written by Black Authors has signed prolific Nigerian Poet, essayist, and storyteller, Jide Badmus, on a year 5 book deal for his forthcoming collection of poems, with an option to renew for another five years. The Newcastle based publishing imprint has secured the European rights… Continue reading Newcastle Publishing Imprint Secures the European Rights to Jide Badmus’s Collection of Poems – “What Do I Call My Love For Your Body”

Once Upon A Virus – A Poet’s Documentation Of A Never To Be Forgotten Time In Human History.

The Coronavirus pandemic was a devastating experience and anyone who witnessed it can attest to this in the affirmative. The world was noisy and silent all at once. Noisy as we watched and listened to the tragic occurrences with little or no control over them. Silence as the world was on a lockdown almost at… Continue reading Once Upon A Virus – A Poet’s Documentation Of A Never To Be Forgotten Time In Human History.

Diversed in STEM–Richard Gilliam makes a case for children to embrace STEM Careers.

The multiplicity of the benefits of literature is further emphasized by Richard Gilliam’s new book “Diversed in Stem”, where he makes a case for young children to embrace Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. According to the author, the goal of the book is to show that some of our children’s personality traits that we deem… Continue reading Diversed in STEM–Richard Gilliam makes a case for children to embrace STEM Careers.

Frenchaire Gardner shares hope and love to foster and adopted children in her award-winning children’s book.

TNR: You chose foster and adopted children as your target audience in your latest book. Why so? FG: This book is very personal to me because my biological children have been adopted. Not only is it important to let my four children know they are loved, but it’s important for all children to know that… Continue reading Frenchaire Gardner shares hope and love to foster and adopted children in her award-winning children’s book.

Renowned African Writer appointed as a columnist for 2022 in Malimbe Magazine 

The ingenious writing prodigy who has published fourteen books and has six forthcoming titles joins the roll-call of other illustrious African Writers who have been columnists at Malimbe Magazine. Tolu’ A. Akinyemi is a writer of repute who has garnered international acclaim for his outstanding literary works. The multi-award-winning Nigerian writer, who writes in the… Continue reading Renowned African Writer appointed as a columnist for 2022 in Malimbe Magazine