Nigeria

December 21, 2021

The novelist and Isele editor’s second novel, Ogadinma, Or: Everything Will Be Alright, will receive marketing worth N200,000.

December 11, 2021

Edmund White praised it as “the beginning of a brilliant career.” Adam Haslett called the book “heartbroken but pulsing with life” and Ifeakandu “a major talent.”

December 11, 2021

The Nigerian writer’s second novel, the follow-up to 2017’s Stay with Me, will arrive in 2022.

December 11, 2021

“The major goal for me isn’t so much breaking the Guinness records,” one of them, Bayode Olawunmi-Treasures, has said: “it is to make reading great again.”

December 10, 2021

A recap, with photos, of the four-day Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021, staging a comeback post-pandemic lockdown.

December 2, 2021

The collection of stories about Nigerian gay men, which arrives June 2022, is now available for pre-order.

November 23, 2021

The Nigerian writer and Harvard academic’s second novel is “a refreshing and hugely enjoyable act of literary rebellion.”

November 11, 2021

The Nigerian writer’s debut novel, of Igbo fantasy, has been praised as a cross between Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and Marlon James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf.

November 9, 2021

With a planned bookstore in North America, Griots Lounge Publishing is “trying to represent unheard voices,” says founder Bibi Ukonu.

November 6, 2021

The academic won the $100,000 for her debut novel The Son of the House. Peter Uche Umezurike won the N1,000,000 literary criticism prize.

December 21, 2021

The novelist and Isele editor’s second novel, Ogadinma, Or: Everything Will Be Alright, will receive marketing worth N200,000.

December 11, 2021

Edmund White praised it as “the beginning of a brilliant career.” Adam Haslett called the book “heartbroken but pulsing with life” and Ifeakandu “a major talent.”

December 11, 2021

The Nigerian writer’s second novel, the follow-up to 2017’s Stay with Me, will arrive in 2022.

December 11, 2021

“The major goal for me isn’t so much breaking the Guinness records,” one of them, Bayode Olawunmi-Treasures, has said: “it is to make reading great again.”

December 10, 2021

A recap, with photos, of the four-day Lagos International Poetry Festival 2021, staging a comeback post-pandemic lockdown.

December 2, 2021

The collection of stories about Nigerian gay men, which arrives June 2022, is now available for pre-order.

November 23, 2021

The Nigerian writer and Harvard academic’s second novel is “a refreshing and hugely enjoyable act of literary rebellion.”

November 11, 2021

The Nigerian writer’s debut novel, of Igbo fantasy, has been praised as a cross between Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and Marlon James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf.

November 9, 2021

With a planned bookstore in North America, Griots Lounge Publishing is “trying to represent unheard voices,” says founder Bibi Ukonu.

November 6, 2021

The academic won the $100,000 for her debut novel The Son of the House. Peter Uche Umezurike won the N1,000,000 literary criticism prize.

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