Friday, July 12, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Zenas Ubere: Leaflets of the Ocean

You kick your right foot into the next wave...

Mama and her Boy: Flash Fiction by Onuchukwu Joseph Chimezie

‘So you won’t give me grandchildren,’ Mama said at...

Lacliques’ Drinks and Dance: A Short Story by P.M. Jayawardana

It was a rainy Monday night. The skies poured...

Mourning Gunter Wilhelm Grass, Author of ‘The Tin Drum’

I have been reading The Tin Drum since December...

Reviving a Reading Culture in Nigeria’s Youth

An associate of mine, who through his sundry labours,...

The Unsung Nigerian Writer in a Hip-hop World

She was staring at the computer when I grabbed...

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I Write Because I Care For People – Uzodinma Iweala

UZODINMA Iweala is the son of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, managing...

Chika Unigwe on Modern-day Sex Slavery and the Politics of Belonging

Chika Unigwe, after several years living in Belgium, recently...

Idzia Ahmad: A Meteor, a Vagrant Arab

In many ways, Idzia Ahmad was my friend and...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

New wines, New skins: Poetry by Adenle Iyanuoluwa Deborah

NEW WINES, NEW SKINS He told you of your tale-telling arcs...

Two Summers: Poems by Akin Adesokan

TWO SUMMERS I Last summer, every summer, The coastal capital washed in...

Olubunmi Oni | From the grave

From the grave it is strange to me how you...

LAST MONTH ...

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

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

Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

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

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...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

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

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