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”

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 

Black Northern Writers Shaping the Literary Culture on the Tyne

Since time immemorial, the written word has transcended borders and writers who, either through economic migration, adventure, self-preservation, or the sanctity of their pen, have found refuge in new territories. These new cities have become homes to the erudite ones who have enraptured us through their published works and literary talents. Tyne and Wear in… Continue reading Black Northern Writers Shaping the Literary Culture on the Tyne

A Book of Poetic Wisdom – A Review of Tolu Akinyemi’s Dead Cats Don’t Meow

Book Title: Dead Cats Don’t Meow: Don’t waste the ninth life Author: Tolu A. Akinyemi                                    Year of Publication: 2019 Number of Pages: 113                        Category: Poetry Cats are said to have nine lives and a reputation for getting out of sticky situations unscathed. While some of us despise them and avoid them when they meow, Tolu A.… Continue reading A Book of Poetic Wisdom – A Review of Tolu Akinyemi’s Dead Cats Don’t Meow

There is No Such Thing as a Secret-A Review of Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Never Marry a Writer

Title: Never Marry a Writer Author: Tolu’ A. Akinyemi  Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle Year of Publication: 2021 Number of Pages:  80 Category: Poetry Never Marry a Writer is Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s seventh poetry collection, divided into three sections and containing over fifty poems on a variety of intriguing topics. The poems in this collection, on the other… Continue reading There is No Such Thing as a Secret-A Review of Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Never Marry a Writer

Multi-Award-Winning Author releases collection of poems ‘A god in a Human Body’ to kick-start the New Year

Written by the incredibly talented Children’s author, storyteller, essayist and poet Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, ‘A god in a Human Body’ explores themes of spirituality, divinity and the enormous power that we possess while we traverse this earthly passage. Multi-award-winning author Tolu’ A. Akinyemi has always admired the sheer force in humans and the ability to… Continue reading Multi-Award-Winning Author releases collection of poems ‘A god in a Human Body’ to kick-start the New Year

Things That Men Never Talk About – A Review of Tolu’ A Akinyemi’s Inferno of Silence

Title: Inferno of Silence Author: Tolu’ A. Akinyemi       Publisher: The Roaring Lion Newcastle Year of Publication: 2020 Number of Pages:  201 Category: Short Stories Poets who write novels have a distinct voice. Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, the author of “Inferno of Silence,” is one of them. Before transitioning to storytelling, he was best known for his intense poetry (and continuing… Continue reading Things That Men Never Talk About – A Review of Tolu’ A Akinyemi’s Inferno of Silence

Lindsey Davis, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, others, set to headline the Havering Literary Festival 2021

The Havering Libraries are excited to announce the return of the Havering Literary Festival next month.The festival will be on a slightly smaller scale this year – with a mixture of in person and virtual events and featuring many local authors. Full details can be found at www.havering.gov.uk/haveringliteraryfestival Please book your place for any event by… Continue reading Lindsey Davis, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi, others, set to headline the Havering Literary Festival 2021