Three Nigerian writers shortlisted in prestigious African award
The winner and two runnersup will be announced on June 21.
Philip Roth, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, dies at 85
He published more than 30 books before ending his fiction career in 2009
ART X calls for entries from emerging Nigerian artists
Winner will get a ₦1million grant towards an ambitious project or installation.
“The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” to hit London Theatre
Since the novel was first published in 2010, it has already been under stage lights in Abeokuta.
Nigerian author makes TIMES’ “Next Generation Leaders” list
The 32-year-old is a Hausa-language author of six books featuring forbidden romance
Awujale, Olukotun, others for Segun Adeniyi’s book reading
The book reading will take place on May 17 in Ibadan.
Dorcas online photography competition calls for entries
The contest is part of GTBank’s Art635 Gallery initiative.
Olumide Onadipe’s ‘Connecting the Dots’ opens in Lagos
Connecting the Dots’ exposes the different layers of Onadipe’s artistic personality.
Adekunle Gold, Ituen Basi, seven others for Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange
The event is an initiative of the Embassy of Nigeria in France.
Chimamanda Adichie named Harvard class day speaker
Award-winning author to address graduating seniors on May 23.
Nigerian govt to add drum festival to national calendar
The festival is important to Africa because it provides us an avenue to showcase our rich cultural heritage.
89 writers jostle for $100,000 NLNG Literature Prize
The sponsors of the prize announced this during a formal ceremony held in Lagos.
Six ‘Mobile Museum’ artists on their Way to Dak’Art
Their arrival will coincide with the opening of the 13th edition of the International Biennial DaK’Art, beginning in May.
British-Nigerian writer, Sarah Ladipo, others shortlisted for California Book Awards
Manyika’s novel is up against Andrew Sean Greer’s ‘Less’, Percival Everett’s ‘So Much Blue’, and Josh Weil’s ‘The Age of Perpetual Light’.
Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ makes 12 ‘Greatest Books Ever Written’ list
The honour comes months after the 60th anniversary of the publication of the novel.
Challenges Writers Face (2): A solitary occupation
Several studies suggest a disproportionate number of writers report loneliness, compared to other professions.
Challenges Writers Face (1): Sitting as the new cancer
Experts say you may sit to write, but shouldn’t be for too long before you change position.
Indonesian ambassador thrills Abuja writers at literary session
The session also featured Nigerian writer, Adama, and poet Ochega.
What selling my father’s ‘Tutu’ artwork means to me – Ben Enwonwu’s son
Ben Enwonwu’s “Tutu” was auctioned on March 1, 2018 in London.
Lost archive from Chinua Achebe’s secondary school recovered
Terri Ochiagha, a teaching fellow at King’s College, London, reportedly made the recovery.