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 →



Fans of Literature and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie have been waiting for the return of her popular writing workshop - THE FARAFINA WORKSHOP! The good news is, the workshop is back!!! CNA at a press conference in Lagos, Nigeria, announced the return of her annual writing workshop, the Farafina creative writing workshop, with different and great... Continue Reading →

The 5 Writers Shortlisted for the 2018 Caine Prize

The shortlist for the 2018 Caine Prize has been announced. The Caine Prize is awarded to the best 3,000-10,000-word short story by an African writer. The 2017 prize was awarded to Sudanese poet Bushra al-Fadil for his “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away.” Here are the five writers, their shortlisted stories, and the magazines where... Continue Reading →

Meet Safia Elhillo, our poet of the day!!!

Safia Elhillo (Arabic: صافية الحلو‎)is a Sudanese-American poet famous for her written and spoken poetry. Elhillo received a BA from theGallatin School at New York University and an MFA in poetry from The New School. Elhillo is best known for her slam poetry performances and has performed all around the world. Elhillo has been praised for her work and has been the recipient... Continue Reading →

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