CELEBRATING CHRISTOPHER OKIGBO: POETRY NIGHT

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CELEBRATING CHRISTOPHER OKIGBO:POETRY NIGHT

anchored by acclaimed poet Odia Ofeimun

 

 

 

The Life House with the support of Ayaka Magazine will host readings and discussions of Christopher Okigbo's Poetry. 

Christopher Okigbo is widely acknowledged as the outstanding postcolonial English-language African poet and one of the major modernist writers of the twentieth century. An accomplished soldier and writer, Christopher Okigbo was killed in action in Nsukka aged 33. 

Our family of Nigerian poets and Okigbo experts and enthusiasts will join The Life House to enrich this event and to celebrate our very own Christopher Okigbo. The event will be introduced and anchored by Odia Ofeimun and will feature Akeem Lasisi, Austyn Njoku, Patrick Oguejiofor, Jumoke Verissimo, Tolu Ogunlesi,  Ivori Abdul, and many others.  

All poets welcome as an open-mic session and discussion is encouraged.
 
 Sunday 20th MAY- 6.00PM

Please join us. It will be a great Sunday.

Entry is free.

RSVP advised. (sms only 0703 403 0683)

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