MEET THE JUDGES: ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE 2017

We are pleased to announce the panel of judges for the Eriata Oribhabor Poetry Prize (EOPP) 2017 organized by Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR Ltd.), in collaboration with Something for Everybody Ventures (SFEV). They are Rasaq Malik Gbolahan, Oyindamola Shoola, and F. O. C. Ikwuemesibe. PRIZES TO BE WON: First Prize – N25,000 cash First Runner-up –… Continue reading MEET THE JUDGES: ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE 2017

MEET THE JUDGES: WRR GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE 2017

We are pleased to announce the panel of judges for the 2017 edition of the Green Author Prize (GAP) for young unpublished Nigerian writers. They are  Su’eddie Vershima Agema, Estrella Gada, Uchenna Walter Ude, Akpan-Nya, Alexandra Emem, Bura-Bari Nwilo, Romeo Oriogun and Joseph Omotayo. The judges will select 10 deserving writers – comprising four (4)… Continue reading MEET THE JUDGES: WRR GREEN AUTHOR PRIZE 2017

REVIEW: KUKOGHO’S ‘WE WHO SOWED HURT AND BEADED PAINS’ IS CHARGED WITH SUBTLE MESSAGES ON PSYCHIC DISORDERS AND TRAUMATIC IDENTITIES

Title: We Who Sowed Hurt and Beaded PainsAuthor: Kukogho Iruesiri SamsonGenre: PoetryNumber of Pages: 66Publishers: Words Rhymes & RhythmYear of Publication: 2017ISBN: 978-978-961-655-8Reviewer: Eugene Yakubu For readers who are inclined to evoke didactic moral lessons from poetry, the central theme of Kukogho Iruesiri Samson’s collection of poems We Who Sowed Hurt and Beaded Pains is… Continue reading REVIEW: KUKOGHO’S ‘WE WHO SOWED HURT AND BEADED PAINS’ IS CHARGED WITH SUBTLE MESSAGES ON PSYCHIC DISORDERS AND TRAUMATIC IDENTITIES

REVIEW: THE AESTHETIC VALUE THAT KUKOGHO’S ‘WORDS OF EROS’ HOUSES CANNOT BE OVERESTIMATED

Title: Words of Eros Author: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson Genre: Poetry Number of Pages: 60 Publishers: Words Rhymes & Rhythm Year of Publication: 2017 ISBN: 978-978-961-655-8 Reviewer: Eugene Yakubu What is peculiar to modern societies, in fact, is not that they consigned sex to a shadow existence, but that they dedicated themselves to speaking of it… Continue reading REVIEW: THE AESTHETIC VALUE THAT KUKOGHO’S ‘WORDS OF EROS’ HOUSES CANNOT BE OVERESTIMATED