The Nigeria-rooted academic and writer Nnedi Okorafor has been on a steady climb in the world of literature and entertainment. She graced the red carpet with the man who accompanied her. To many the name of the man, George R.R. Martin, is more famous than Nnedi Okorafor, at least to some. To her fanbase Nnedi … Continue reading She got that glow
Today is the start of a festival at the northern Nigerian town Minna. Many literary events take place in the southern parts of the country and it seems that the northern parts are left behind and left on their own. Well, Minna takes up the challenge. Have a look at the website of this festival.
There seems to be no end in publicity for the work of Nnedi Okorafor. She has left her academic career and is now devoted totally to her writing career, a career that doubles as an adventure. In this interview she tells more about her relationship with the man behind Game Of Thrones. His name is … Continue reading In Conversation: Nnedi Okorafor on Venom, George R.R. Martin and
The main lady at the Minna Books and Arts Festival is the Nigerian writer professor Zaynab Alkali. Some more information on this festival in Niger State, Nigeria, you will find in this article.
Ben Okri has made a name for himself as writer, based in The United Kingdom, with his Nigerian roots. Now he is making a name for his adaptation of a famous novel by the French-Algerian writer Albert Camus. He turned the novel into a play. He wanted to stress the situation of the Arab with … Continue reading ‘I was nearly shot because I couldn’t speak my dad’s language’
The writer of this article travelled north of Lagos, the former capital city of Nigeria. He travelled to Abẹ́òkuta to meet the famous writer Wole Soyinka at his house, a bit secluded.