WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH NIGERIAN LITERATURE: A TREATISE BY HILLARY UGO UZOMBA

What is the problem? We need solutions. But I figured a popular problem is that there are fewer books by Africans (Nigerians in view) to take our experiences to the west. Rather we see the opposite. So we began to live and structure our African values to fit into these boxes of western consciousness. The… Continue reading WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH NIGERIAN LITERATURE: A TREATISE BY HILLARY UGO UZOMBA

9 MUST-FOLLOW NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS FOR NIGERIAN WRITERS & READERS

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

MYSTERIES IN WRITING: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT WITH A DIFFERENCE

Sometimes you don’t even know how to explain what you have written.  You look at yourself after reading what you have written and ask yourself if truly you were the one that wrote it.  Sometimes you proffer solutions to some issues and problems and the other times, you leave those problems to their problems.  The… Continue reading MYSTERIES IN WRITING: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT WITH A DIFFERENCE

ICHABOD: OF GODS, WANNABES AND THE EVANESCENT GLORY OF NIGERIAN POETRY by Soonest Nathaniel Scholes

In a passionate bid to promote the seriousness and importance of poetry, Joseph Brodsky in his opening remark as U. S. Poet Laureate, opined that what distinguishes humans from the rest of the animal kingdom is precisely the gift of speech. For Brodsky, “poetry is not a form of entertainment and in a certain sense… Continue reading ICHABOD: OF GODS, WANNABES AND THE EVANESCENT GLORY OF NIGERIAN POETRY by Soonest Nathaniel Scholes