Book: The Teacher, The Pianist and The Seamstress Author: Ogenna Ojukwu With his debut novel, Ogenna Ojukwu leads the reader through the complicated life of Onyeka; teacher and vice-principal hopeful,…More
BECOMING DAY “Carry your playing outside.” I’m playing with Babi, with her yellow hair. Daddy brought her for me. “I brought you Babi;” as if it was a person, the…More
three days of the week
Precious mourns her little sister
the one who passed far too earlyMore
Buying books in Nigeria is one of the numerous problems of any Nigerian who loves to read and collect good books. For years, we’ve been stuck with really old bookshops…More
I have too much sympathy for the world,
That I fear that I may be blinded from the fact;
The heart of man is wicked and the world breeds evil.
Just as the man who sits on the road,More
Book: Tomorrow Died Yesterday Author: Chimeka Garrick There is always that one book sitting on the bookshelf and gathering dust and all sorts of disrespect by being passed over for…More
Cotyledon by Emma Turner
I am half girl half boy
And it is ok to be ugly here
Skirts flapping where we walkMore
Taiye was so engrossed in her phone she didn’t even hear Jide walk into the office kitchen.
“Is this thing really worth it sef?” she mumbled to herself.
“Is what really worth it?”More
Lavender I awoke in the evening. I had been sleeping and waking at odd hours ever since joining the clan. I strolled deliberately around my room, careful not to look…More