Like A Mule Bringing Ice Cream To The Sun by Sarah Ladipo Manyika// Book review

by Azeeza Adeowu Some people are so uncommon in the world of literature, especially as the main protagonist. The beggar is just the man the main protagonist walks past on the road, the old woman is the grumpy looking woman who lives next door, the taxi driver is the man that drives the main protagonist... Continue Reading →


Top Ten Nigerian Mythology that could become movie blockbusters

Sango. Amadioha. Jinn. Bush Baby. Mami Water. And so on and so forth. These words may be meaningless to foreigners, but to Nigerians, their significance cannot be overemphasized. They are the gods, myths, stories that formed our folklore and made our childhood ‘lit’ or ‘scary’ – depending on who was telling and what the myth was about

“In South Africa, I am different – and this is liberating.” YKO Tetteh reflects on the third Writivism residency at Stellenbosch University

By YKO TETTEH At Writivism I listened to a podcast shortly before my departure to Stellenbosch. It was Malcolm Gladwell’sRevisionist History and he was talking that episode about memory and our perception of time. He explained how our experience of time is a function of our memory – how time feels longer, fuller, and slower... Continue Reading →

Home is the road…a poem

HOME Roads that never end will break your heart, Fires that never die lives in your heart, Many crawl on their tears everyday like it was a road leading to home, They crawl on their scars to carry loads. Tears will never quench your thirst, tears aren’t water. Roads that make you cry is a... Continue Reading →

We live the sunlight

we do not trust you with nights. when you fall into the death in your mouth. cold. we set our left eyes ablaze to your feet. we lend our ears to the door. to be sure the morning is not your mass of mourning. but how again do we tell you? that we are also... Continue Reading →

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