The next conversation put a focus on The New African Literary Voice, engaging Writer and Editor, Adebola Rayo; Literary Critic, Jerry Chiemeke; and Creative Writer, Toni Kan, in a personal-view based discovery of which authors are fresh and are making impact, what it means to be fresh, and if they are making personal efforts to be fresh, as writers and as critics of writers.
Thursday, 9th November, marked the 8th annual Committee for Relevant Art [CORA] Publishers’ forum.
Quramo Publishing was live at the Goethe Institut, Lagos, as partner and facilitator of the conference for publishing professionals and enthusiasts, part of the week-long, activity-packed Lagos Book and Art Festival [LABAF] 2017.
Quramo Publishing Limited is pleased to introduce our new title, A Platter of Gold, a thrilling tour through a critical period leading to Nigeria’s independence. In this critically acclaimed new work, Olasupo Shasore, SAN, explores the premise that the British Empire handed Nigeria over on a platter of gold; without struggle, without incident.
Yesterday, we began the countdown to the release of Nike Campbell-Fatoki’s Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon. Read the first excerpt if you have not done so already. The story is continued below.
We are thrilled to announce the release of Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon, a short story collection by Nike Campbell-Fatoki.
Because we are all born and will die it can seem convenient to imagine the trajectory of life as a straight line connecting these two major events but anyone with any modicum of introspection can deduce that this is not the case. The path of one’s life, though assumed to be better the more linear it is, seemingly because a straight line is more perfect that a jagged squiggle, is hardly ever one continuous uninterrupted train ride from beginning to end, otherwise palm readers would have been out a job a millennia ago and life would be very boring and predictable.
Obinna Udenwe is the author of the award winning works of fiction, Satans & Shaitans and Holy Sex.
He took time out to answer some questions. Enjoy the interview:
What is a regular day like for you?