Nigeria

November 3, 2021

Join the Nigerian writers as they discuss Akpan’s new novel New York, My Village.

October 27, 2021

The novelist’s poems “travel from home to homesickness, tracing desire to surrender and abuse to survival.”

October 26, 2021

Africa’s leading crypto artist, who started as a writer, on his two-dimensional collaboration with music producer Don Jazzy, and the potential for literature.

September 20, 2021

Her second novel, the monumental Half of a Yellow Sun, was a major step in her singular cultural exceptionality. Fifteen years on, in Open Country Mag’s first sit-down interview, the great writer and careful thinker looks back, reckoning with her private losses and public evolution.

September 17, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she published Half of a Yellow Sun, her great novel about the Biafran War. In a wide-ranging exclusive sit-down interview with Open Country Mag, she is looking back, feeling the present, and thinking forward.

September 17, 2021

The screenplay is by the filmmaker and the novelist. Singer Niyola makes her film debut as the lead.

September 13, 2021

With a literary magazine, an events platform ArtsnChill, and a new online publishing arm, an arts organisation, Agbowó, continues “to hold a space where it is unnecessary to be someone else.”

September 6, 2021

Ukamaka Olisakwe’s novels, including the latest Ogadinma, narrate womanhood in Nigeria. Last year, she started a magazine, Isele, named after her artist grandmother.

September 4, 2021

The two actors of Nigerian descent will narrate HarperCollins’ and The Borough Press’ forthcoming collection of essays by Nigerian writers.

August 28, 2021

The third edition, themed “Transcendence: Words Defying,” will look at how artists explore issues around the pandemic and cope with its harsh impact on the creative industry.

November 3, 2021

Join the Nigerian writers as they discuss Akpan’s new novel New York, My Village.

October 27, 2021

The novelist’s poems “travel from home to homesickness, tracing desire to surrender and abuse to survival.”

October 26, 2021

Africa’s leading crypto artist, who started as a writer, on his two-dimensional collaboration with music producer Don Jazzy, and the potential for literature.

September 20, 2021

Her second novel, the monumental Half of a Yellow Sun, was a major step in her singular cultural exceptionality. Fifteen years on, in Open Country Mag’s first sit-down interview, the great writer and careful thinker looks back, reckoning with her private losses and public evolution.

September 17, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she published Half of a Yellow Sun, her great novel about the Biafran War. In a wide-ranging exclusive sit-down interview with Open Country Mag, she is looking back, feeling the present, and thinking forward.

September 17, 2021

The screenplay is by the filmmaker and the novelist. Singer Niyola makes her film debut as the lead.

September 13, 2021

With a literary magazine, an events platform ArtsnChill, and a new online publishing arm, an arts organisation, Agbowó, continues “to hold a space where it is unnecessary to be someone else.”

September 6, 2021

Ukamaka Olisakwe’s novels, including the latest Ogadinma, narrate womanhood in Nigeria. Last year, she started a magazine, Isele, named after her artist grandmother.

September 4, 2021

The two actors of Nigerian descent will narrate HarperCollins’ and The Borough Press’ forthcoming collection of essays by Nigerian writers.

August 28, 2021

The third edition, themed “Transcendence: Words Defying,” will look at how artists explore issues around the pandemic and cope with its harsh impact on the creative industry.

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