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  1. WATCH: 1987 Documentary on Nigerian Writer Flora Nwapa

    In 1987, Norwegian TV network NRK TV visited Nigeria to interview novelist Flora Nwapa for a series exclusively focused on women writers. The 40-minute documentary covers both Nwapa's professional and personal lives, with scenes showing family gather ...

    ZODML - 2014-12-18 12:28

  2. Happy Birthday E.E. Cummings!

    October 14 marks the birthday of American poet E.E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings. Read some of his renowned poetry on the ZODML blog. ...

    ZODML - 2014-12-18 12:11

  3. 2013 and Nigerian Literature: The Year in Review- by Kenechi Uzochukwu

    Our first blog post this year looks back at 2013 and Nigerian literature. It was year in which Nigerians won notable literary awards and competitions, great authors died and new voices emerged. The year began on a bright and promising note when in January ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 09:52

  4. "There's More To Africa Than Animals"- Challenging Stereotypes in Children's Books

    Despite the spread of the internet and increasing global interconnectedness, there is still a struggle to present Africa in the media- whether in newspapers, film, or books- as life truly is on the continent today. One organisation working to promote an a ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 10:20

  5. New Novel by Nnedi Okorafor Set for April 2014 Release

    Lagoon, the long-awaited novel by award-winning Nigerian-American author Nnedi Okorafor has been given an official release date of April 10, 2014. Set in Lagos during an alien invasion, the novel follows three strangers, each isolated by his or her own pr ...

    morayooshodi - 2015-01-13 10:45

  6. Happy Birthday Kazuo Ishiguro!

    [Tweet "Happy Birthday Kazuo Ishiguro!"] Kazuo Ishiguro is a British novelist. Born in Japan on November 8, 1954, he moved with his family to the UK when he was 5 years old. After gaining degrees in English and Philosophy and Creative Writing, h ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 10:49

  7. Airports, Cuba and Books: An Interview with Kaine Agary

    After her SSRP session with students from Government Senior College Maroko and Ilado Community Senior Secondary School at the ZODML Community Library, Kaine Agary spoke to us about her early life, her favourite books, and the Nigerian general she would li ...

    morayooshodi - 2015-01-13 10:51

  8. Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde! + Thoughts on Reading

    ZODML's blog  [Tweet ""What you read when you don't have to determines what you'll be when you can't help it"- Oscar Wilde #birthdayquote"] Happy birthday to Oscar Wilde! The Irish writer and poet was born on this d ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 14:50

  9. Alice Munro Wins 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature

    ZODML's blog Click to Tweet Congratulations to Alice Munro who has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature! The Canadian writer, who said earlier this year that her book Dear Life  (published in 2012), would be her last, was "terribly s ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 15:05

  10. Happy Birthday Gore Vidal + Advice for Writers

    Happy birthday to Gore Vidal! The American writer who was famous for his essays, novels, screenplays and witty sayings was born on this day in 1925. Considered the Oscar Wilde of the 20th century, he shaped American public discourse through his lifelong c ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-13 15:25