Injustice, Trauma And Death: Knotted Ropes In Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Everybody Don Kolomental

Title: EVERYBODY DON KOLOMENTAL Genre: Poetry (a collection) Author: Tolu’ A. Akinyemi Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle LTD Reviewer: ENANG, God’swill Effiong Year of Publication: 2021 Word Count: 1,353 Injustice, Trauma And Death: Knotted Ropes In Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Everybody Don Kolomental ‘Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once;… Continue reading Injustice, Trauma And Death: Knotted Ropes In Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Everybody Don Kolomental

Multiple Award-Winning Author releases first collection of poems for Young People

Notable poet, essayist, storyteller and children’s author, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s latest collection of poems, ‘You Need More Than Dreams’ is a collection of didactic and instructive poems targeted at young people and teenagers. Tolu’ A. Akinyemi has received great acclaim locally and internationally for his literary acumen and writing talent, which has seen him publish… Continue reading Multiple Award-Winning Author releases first collection of poems for Young People

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

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.

Interview with Nigerian Writer, Adeola Gbalajobi, recently endorsed by Arts Council England as a writer with exceptional promise

TNR: Did getting the Arts Council England endorsement as a writer with exceptional promise feel like a just reward for your years of labour within the literary community? AG: Yes, it did. I’ve been submitting my works for publications in journals and literary magazines since 2017. Then, I just wanted my poems and writings to… Continue reading Interview with Nigerian Writer, Adeola Gbalajobi, recently endorsed by Arts Council England as a writer with exceptional promise

A chat with Jide Badmus – An engineer, essayist, storyteller and Poet, on his literary journey

TNR: What or who influenced your journey into writing? Lanre Badmus, my younger brother, was the main reason I started writing poetry. He used to have his poems up on his faculty noticeboard at the University. I would go all the way from engineering to the Law Faculty to read. My parents were avid readers,… Continue reading A chat with Jide Badmus – An engineer, essayist, storyteller and Poet, on his literary journey