Day: May 30, 2018

A view from my corner

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….

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Literary Agency And The Promotion Of The Author’s Craft And Business

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 […]

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The Literary Agent Is A Persona Non Grata

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) […]

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I Have Headaches About Paying Back The Loan For My Film -Okediran

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 […]

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