poets in Africa

Poet Laureate Interviews: Meet Temitope Komolafe

I am Temitope Komolafe, a student of Medicine and Surgery in University of Ibadan. I am a very spiritual person and I believe God is and should be the integral factor in life. I write and specialize in screenwriting. I love reading and am very open to learning from everything because I have come to discover that the more we know, the more we discover how much we don’t know

Poet Laureate Interviews 2020: Meet Ogunkeye Tobi

• Tell us more about you? I’m a simple, quiet, and collected person; my hands and brain speak more than my mouth does. • How long have you been writing for? About 8 or 9 years now. I started with prose, now I’m basically into poetry. I am looking forward to simulating the three forms …

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Announcing Poet Laureate 2020 – The Shortlist!

Poet Laureate (since 2018) is a literary competition that seeks to compensate and endorse creativity within Africa and by Africans. With help from a roundtable number of sponsors and partners, Poet Laureate 2020 has been able to reach and receive entries from African writers within and across Africa. This year we had a very strong …

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