Monday, July 22, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Ahmad-Tijani Agbaje | Love Lost

The stillness was a fragile thing. Even as the tall...

Season of Downtown Outings: Fiction by Wanangwa Zondani Mtawali

Wearing a white tight blouse, a red short skirt...

In Isikan, with the Wobes: Fiction by Feyisayo Anjorin

I was in the hood one cool evening. I...

Writers Extending Literary Frontiers

Tanure Ojaide’s recent designation of the poets of this...

Reflections on Echezonachukwu Nduka’s ‘Waterman’

#QUICKREADS Reflections on Echezonachukwu Nduka’s Waterman (Griots Lounge Publishing, 2020; ISBN...

Revolt of the Ghost Players: A Review of ‘A Play of Ghosts’

A Play of Ghosts by Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Konk...

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“My repression is as legitimate as your freedom”: A Conversation with Yẹ́misí Aríbisálà

Yẹ́misí Aríbisálà, formerly Yẹ́misí Ogbe, is a food memoirist...

Toni Kan Onwordi: Writing is profitable if you know how

Toni Kan Onwordi, better known simply as Toni Kan,...

E.E. Sule: A Burden to Get it Right

The problems with my earlier books are not really my problems, they are Nigeria’s problems! Almost all books published in Nigeria have similar problems. So, instead of running away, so to say, from our problem by not listing our poorly produced books in Nigeria, we should face the problems!

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

…tying the knot of Nigerian unity Characters ManWoman Performance Note  There is a...

Oko Owi Ocho: This Night I Plan to Dismember my Body

“The dead won’t let me sleep The living won’t let...

In Memory of Lawyer N, 1999: Poems by Peter Kayode Adegbie

NOTE: While serving as a Christian missionary in East...

Obi Nwakanma: From Indigo Streets

From Indigo Streets 1 Hermes, quiet, not contrite lies In his empty...

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Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

It’s so cold. My nostrils are clogged. My cheeks...

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

She can’t sleep. It must be the worry, seasoned...

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

I am Tafadzwa. When I left Harare last month...

Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

IDANRE Woman you are sad!‘Tis the same with me.—Ralph Armattoe. I.My...

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

FINAL BANQUET OF DESIRES It is prison culture to give...

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

   Sista mi, how you naw? It has been...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

This is what happens to my tears and the...

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