French journalist under fire for asking Adichie if Nigeria has bookshops
The event went from a joyous occasion to an awkward and outrageous interviews.
Praises for Adichie as she gives French journalist epic clapback
Nigerians praise the author for her repost to the withering remark.
Moss, Olatunde, Sar headline AWF’s Guest Writer Session
The session also features a raffle-draw for books.
Literary club announces contest for African writers
The organisers say the contest is also open to non-Africans.
INTERVIEW: The Challenges the Visual Arts face in Nigerian Universities – Peju Layiwola
The professor also speaks on her history in the visual arts and her efforts to transform that area of expertise.
Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450 million paint
The crown prince allegedly made the purchase through a proxy.
Dami Ajayi: Journeying Beyond the Geography of Desire
This collection is a call not only into this body of poems but a body that births new meaning and imaginaries as you journey.
Writers, artistes, books lovers storm Ibadan for ‘literary feast’
The literary festival targets the younger generation of writers.
Da Vinci’s portrait of Jesus shatters art record, sold for N162 billion
The same portrait was sold for 45 pounds in 1958.
Helon Habila, Maaza Mengiste named The New American Voices award judges
The novelists will judge alongside Booker and Baileys Prize finalist, Madeleine Thien.
Three finalists emerge for 9mobile Photography Competition
A voters’ choice winner also emerged.
Why I consider Poetry an endangered art form – NLNG prizewinner Ikeogu Oke
Ikeogu says his award-winning poem took 27 years to write.
After decades of abandonment, Ogun govt moves to convert Fela’s parents’ home to museum
The Ransome-Kutis built and lived in the one-storey building over a century ago.
Nigeria’s Kehinde Wiley to paint Obama’s official portrait
Wiley, a hip-hop portraitist, is known for lush, larger-than-life portraits.
Nigerian painter awarded $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Grant”
Chimamanda Adichie received the grant in 2008.
Former journalist wins NLNG $100,000 literature prize
Nearly 200 entries were received this year.
Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature
Mr. Ishiguro has written eight books, which have been translated into over 40 languages.
Five winners emerge in Ecuador-Nigeria writing contest
The winners are to be published in a bilingual publication (English and Spanish).
Memory and Trauma In Ogaga Ifowodo’s “A Good Mourning”
The collection is, indeed, unputdownable in all its lyrical and artisitic grace.
BuzzFeed Announces 2018 Emerging Writers $14,000 Fellowship
Winners will benefit from career mentorship, editorial guidance and financial support.