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  1. 10 Nigerian Authors- Including Unigwe, Adichie, and Onuzo- Make Africa39 List

    As we predicted in our 2014 book round-up, Nigerian authors are in full force on the Africa39 List, a celebration of writers under the age of 40 from Africa and its diaspora chosen in anticipation of Port Harcourt tenure as World Book Capital. The list of ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 15:37

  2. Nigerian Writers on Commonwealth Short Story and O. Henry Prize Lists

    [caption id="attachment_3116" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Adelehin Ijasan (l) and Chinelo Okparanta (r)[/caption] Two up-and-coming Nigerian writers-  Adelehin Ijasan and  Chinelo Okparanta  - have made their mark on the ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 10:24

  3. Brittle Paper Shares 10 Quotes On Storytelling by Ben Okri

    Ainehi Edoro of the fantastic African literature blog Brittle Paper recently shared 10 excellent quotes from Nigerian writer Ben Okri (known for his Booker Prize-winning novel  The Famished Road). Here are a few which we particularly loved: ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 10:07

  4. Happy Birthday! 5 Facts About Thomas Hardy

    Today marks the 174th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Hardy, English author and poet. While you may have read some of his classic novels such as  Far from the Madding Crowd and  Tess of the d'Urbervilles, here are five facts about Hardy you might ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 15:31

  5. Faber & Faber Reissues Amos Tutuola Titles with Brand New Covers

    Exciting news! Publishing house Faber & Faber are reissuing a number of books by renowned Yoruba writer  Amos Tutuola with strikingly bright new cover designs. Faber & Faber first worked with Tutuola on his famous novel  The Palm-Wine Drinkard whi ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 14:57

  6. "Kafka on the Wing": 11 Writers on the World Cup's Star Players

    Football fans couldn't have asked for a more exciting start to this year's iteration of the sport's most beloved tournament. From witchdoctors to goal-line technology controversies, the 2014 World Cup looks to be one for the books...quite l ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 13:23

  7. RIP Nadine Gordimer (1923- 2014)

    We are saddened to learn that South African writer and political activist Nadine Gordimer passed away yesterday at the age of 90. ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 12:23

  8. 10 Questions with Tolu Ogunlesi

    After Tolu Ogunlesi's SSRP discussion of his book Conquest and Conviviality, we sat down with the writer for a quick interview. Read on to find out which Nigerian national hero he most identifies with, the special talent he wishes he had, and more. ...

    ZODML - 2014-12-18 12:55

  9. NEW Chimamanda Adichie Book: 'We Should All Be Feminists'

    Fans of Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie have two reasons to be excited in the upcoming week. Not only has the film adaptation of her novel   Half of a Yellow Sun been given the go-ahead by the National Film and Video Censors Board (it opens on August 1 ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 11:30

  10. Nigerian Writer Makes 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes Longlist

    The longlist for the 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes for African children's literature has been announced. Writers from South Africa, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Egypt made the list, as did Mary Okon Ononokpono of Nigeria, from a total of 210 entries submi ...

    ZODML - 2014-12-18 13:29