CALL FOR ENTRIES: NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2021

INTRODUCTION Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) is an initiative of Poets in Nigeria (PIN) aimed at stimulating literary creativity and encouraging critical thinking among Nigerian undergraduates.…

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‘Contemporary poetry is a response to the times we are in’ – BM Dzukogi | PIN Literary Interviews

BM Dzukogi is our guest for this edition of PIN Literary Interviews moderated by Semilore Kilaso. He speaks on burning issues including ANA politics, odds…

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‘I want to create a world in my poems’ — 2021 Brunel Prize Winner, Othuke Umukoro | PIN Literary Interviews

Othuke Umukoro won the 2021 edition of Brunel International African Poetry. Drawn into an insightful conversation by Semilore Kilaso, he talks about winning Brunel, literary…

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‘Being a poet influences my everyday decisions’ – Jaachi Anyatonwu | PIN Literary Interviews

Jaachi Anyatonwu is the founder of ‘Poemify’. Here, with Semilore Kilaso, he talks about poetry, poetry promotion, managing ‘Poemify’, Nigerian poetry community, funding literary activities…

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‘There is an uprising on the Nigerian poetry scene and it’s powerful’ – Olúwádáre Pópóọla | PIN Literary Interviews

Olúwádáre Pópóọla was recently shortlisted for the 2021 edition of Brunel International African Poetry Prize. Drawn into a conversation by Semilore Kilaso of PIN Literary…

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‘Poetry is the only genre of literature I want to explore’ – Phebe Benjamin | PIN Literary Interviews

Phebe Benjamin recently performed her poem at a “Wole Soyinka-attended” event hosted by Providus Bank on World Poetry Day. In this edition of PIN Literary…

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‘Nigerian poets are taking up elite spaces’ – Abdulbaseet Yusuff | PIN Literary Interviews

After a 2-month hiatus, Semilore Kilaso of PIN Literary Interviews returns with a delightful conversation with writer and poet, Abdulbaseet Yusuff. They talk about poetry…

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