Why I consider poetry an endangered art form


Recently I looked at the website of a small publishing house. A quick look at the criteria for new manuscript showed me the very same thing as Ikeogu Oke shows in this article. The publishing did not want to receive collections of poetry as a debut in the literary world. Probably the chance is that … Continue reading Why I consider poetry an endangered art form

Former journalist wins NLNG $100,000 literature prize


It is a moment to look forward t0. The announcement of the winner of the Nigeria Prize for Literature. The edition of this year has been named and his name is Ikeogu Oke. He wrote a collection of poetry and the jury was duly impressed. There were a mighty 184 entries for this year’s competotion. … Continue reading Former journalist wins NLNG $100,000 literature prize