NEW RELEASE (FREE DOWNLOAD): GOSPELS OF DEPRESSION BY PAMILERIN JACOB
PIN CHAPBOOK SERIES 2018
Format: eBook, 30 pages (PDF)
Publisher: Poets in Nigeria (January 1, 2019)
Gospels of Depression breaks the silence surrounding mental illness whilst depicting thought patterns associated with patients, through repetition and surreal imagery. The poems also shed light on the impact of stigma, and how it impacts the healing process.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Pamilerin Jacob is a young Nigerian poet & mental health enthusiast. His poem was shortlisted for the Ken Egbas Prize for Festival Poetry 2017. He writes to ease internal turmoil & also to shed light on the struggles of the mentally ill. Pamilerin’s writings have featured in the anthology “These Words Will Cure a Dead Man” by Sprinng Literary Movement 2016, 7th issue of the PIN Quarterly Journal, 2017, WRR Poetry, The Quill Babcock, Praxis Magazine amongst others. Some of his poems appear in the Best “New” African Poets 2017 Anthology, all under the name (Olawale Ibiyemi). He graduated from Babcock University in 2018, wherein he co-created a writer’s club called LOUDMAG; a platform for all young writers to share ideas & grow in skill. Pamilerin lives in Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is a staunch believer in the powers of critical thinking, Khalil Gibran’s poetry & chocolate ice cream.