Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bracing up for bigger challenges

A friend e-mailed me yesterday to say he had bought a copy of Afam Akeh’s Letter Home & Biafran Nights off Amazon.com. He said I’d pulled off a major coup by being the one to publish Akeh’s follow-up to Stolen Moments. “Your place in the development of African literature is guaranteed” he said. I am […]

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SENTINEL NIGERIA | FEBRUARY – APRIL 2013

Have you read this issue of Sentinel Nigeria magazine? Editorial Lodestones and Ways Forward The question of the role of the writer in society has plagued literature, I’ll wager, from the very beginning. From the moment when the first griots of African kingdoms set the history of the world in sagas in verse to the […]

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Sentinel Literary Quarterly January – March 2013

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Reading ‘Red Pastures’ and other poems from The Bridge Selection

As part of the SPM Presentation and Launch of Books on Saturday, March 9th, 2013, I shall be reading from The Bridge Selection. This will also be the first time I shall read publicly the poem, ‘Red Pastures’ which was not included in the first edition of The Bridge Selection published in 2005. We still […]

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