Welsh Rapper Wins International Poetry Book Awards

Rufus Mufasa was announced overall winner of this prestigious competition in Pontypridd today. Judged by Welsh writer, poet and environmental activist John Evans. The winners were as follows:1st Prize         FLASHBACKS & FLOWERS – Rufus Mufasa, Pontypridd, Wales2nd Prize        SIARAD – Caroline Reid, Adelaide, Australia3rd Prize         WE ARE THE WINTER PEOPLE – Jenny Rowbory, Machynlleth, Wales Second place went to… Continue reading Welsh Rapper Wins International Poetry Book Awards

Born Lippy hosts riveting night at Cobalt Studios CIC

Born Lippy treated lovers of poetry, comedy and hip-hop to an electric night where glittering words were shared by all performing acts. Donald Jenkins hosted the night, which is tagged a monthly celebration of everything wordy and had pulsating performances that had the audience craving for more right to the very end. The performers for… Continue reading Born Lippy hosts riveting night at Cobalt Studios CIC

Newcastle Based Nigerian Writer Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim wins Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022

Newcastle based Nigerian Writer Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim has been declared as the winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022. Ibrahim was announced the winner at the grand finale of the 2022 edition of the Quramo Festival of Words, which was held at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos on Sunday, October 9th, 2022. In… Continue reading Newcastle Based Nigerian Writer Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim wins Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022

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”