I daresay the main reason foreign books seem to be eternally more accepted than indigenous books is that we hear about their new titles & authors every day via various media while ours, close to home, are published without anyone hearing about them.
A new year is here. 2019 has arrived as a blank book and a pen in your hands for you to write whatever you please. While you decide what to do with this year, we at Words Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers have prepared this list of 9 resolutions we hope you can make yours in… Continue reading 9 MUST-FOLLOW NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS FOR NIGERIAN WRITERS & READERS
I read a book within three days. Let’s say every three days I make sure I read a book which probably contradicts yours anyway. Knowing that within the aforementioned days you’d probably have been through with at least two or more books. The truth is I am well aware the book I complete within three… Continue reading AS A NIGERIAN YOU CAN READ 1,462 BOOKS A YEAR, BUT…
TITLE: VULNERABLE CHRONICLES AUTHOR: EBIDENYEFA TARILA NIKADE GENRE: PROSE PUBLISHER: Words Rhymes & Rhythm YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2015 PAGES: 144 ISBN: 978-978-947-211-6 REVIEWER: Michael Afenfia Vulnerable Chronicles is a coming of age story. It tells the tale of four friends Ayaere, Angela, Daniella and Pauline. Interestingly, their story begins on the last day of their stay in secondary… Continue reading VULNERABLE CHRONICLES IN A SEASON OF SEXUAL ASSAULT a review by Michael Afenfia
The paper, My plate, On it I serve, Words like a buffet. Chopped up In chapters. Meat balls For stanzas. With you, Have I slain words, The corpse Buried in books The blood of ink Have I smeared. On the skeletons, Of history. Like a gong, I hear your call From afar, Like a waterfall,… Continue reading WHERE MORTALITY WITHERS