Yesterday, Olumide Onadipe opened at Temple Muse an exhibition of his recent works titled ¨Connecting the dots¨ and organized by SMO Contemporary. Please read the full text here….
By Lola Akande, PhD Introduction I thank the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for inviting me to deliver a talk on “Literary Agency and the Promotion of the Author’s Craft and Business” at the 2018 INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR AUTHOR’S GROVE taking place in the University of Lagos. The topic is a very important one because it […]
In Nigeria’s book industry, the Literary agent can be described in the strict meaning of the Latin phrase: Persona Non Grata, to go by the opinion of Lola Akande, novelist and University lecturer. That phrase is commonly used in a context different from its meaning, which is “person not appreciated”. “Nigeria had (and still has) […]
By Toyin Akinosho Months after finishing the shoot of the movie adaptation of Tenants of the House, his fictional account of intrigues and greed in the National Assembly, the novelist Wale Okediran is scratching his head how to find the money to pay back the Bank of Industry. Monthly repayments of the ₦50Million loan are […]