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TVO POETRY SLAM UPDATE

We came out of the sea,
The sun adorning our skin,
We rose above its tide,
We took it for our ride…..and thus continued the magic that was birthed at our poetry slam!

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Lola Shoneyin

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives is a beautiful piece of literature that is at once provocative and hilarious and as with most authors, the author has a large following. However, there’s a few things you didn’t know about Lola Shoneyin that you might want to take a look at….

SECOND- CLASS CITIZEN – BUCHI EMECHETA: A REVIEW.

Second- Class citizen was written by Nigerian author, Florence Onyebuchi Emecheta, better known as BuchiEmecheta. Most people are familiar with her book, The Joys of Motherhood. The novel was originally published in London in 1974 and was published the following year in the USA. The book may be called a novella as it has 174 pages. It is often regarded as a semi-autobiographical work and was later published in one volume, together with the author’s other book, The Bride Price.

Logical Progressions in Writing- Sequel to Tips on Writing for beginners.

Gathering and Arranging researched information for representation in an article might come in easy for some people, but for some of us, it might not come in that easy.
Every essay or article should gradually present the points of the author in a logical and reasonable sense and most of the time in sober articles, I found out that the author actually had a point but lost focus in presenting it reasonably for the audience. So I decided to help. How?
Read on…