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Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s The Son of the House Awarded Best International Fiction Book Award at the 2019 Sharjah International Book Fair

Nigerian author Cheluchi Onyemelukwe Onuobia is having a swell year. Her debut novel The Son of the House was published earlier this year to positive reviews (read Brittle Paper’s review of the book here). More recently, the author was announced winner in the ‘Best International Fiction Book Award’ category for The Son of the House […]

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Book Review | Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s The Son of the House | Ikhide Ikheloa

Triumphant Tales of Many Daughters in Houses of Hurt The smell of last night’s ora soup had clung to the walls and now climbed into my nose.” Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia, The Son of the House (p165) You will love reading The Son of the House, Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia’s debut work of fiction. You put it down but […]

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The Fundamentals of Editing Fiction and Non-Fiction: Apply to SBMEN’s Workshop in Lagos | 21-22 September

The Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is calling for applications to its third editing workshop of 2019, to be held in Lagos. Themed “The Fundamentals of Editing Fiction and Non-Fiction,” and planned for 21-22 September, facilitators include BMS Editorial Services founder Adebukola Bassey, Quramo Publishing senior editor Tahirah Sagaya, Narrative Landscape […]

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Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Olumide Popoola, Susan Kiguli Among Guests of stimmen afrikas Literaturfestival, Cologne, Germany

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From November 6 to November 9 2019, 33 guests from 19 countries, including several notable African authors, scholars, other individuals […]

Romeo Oriogun’s Debut Poetry Collection Sacrament of Bodies, an Interrogation of Queerness, Masculinity & Nigerianness

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In 2018, Brittle Paper noted that the Nigerian poet Romeo Oriogun had been named an Institute of International Education Artist Protection Fund […]

20.35 Africa | Momtaza Mehri, Megan Ross, Nadra Mabrouk, Saddiq Dzukogi Featured in Forthcoming Issue II, Guest-Edited by Yasmin Belkhyr & Kayo Chingonyi

Earlier this year, we announced a call for submissions for Issue II of 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, […]

Esi Edugyan, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Uzodinma Iweala Among 2020 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Longlist

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The longlist for the 2020 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has just been announced and nine Africans are on it: […]

Chika Unigwe Speaks About Igbo Identity at Centre for Memories Monthly Distinguished Speaker Series

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Nigerian author and professor Chika Unigwe recently spoke at the Centre for Memories, Enugu Sports Club, Enugu State, Nigeria, as […]

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Second Novel Acquired by Booker Prize-Winning Publisher, Oneworld

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Oneworld has acquired the rights to Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s second novel. Titled The First Woman, the novel is the third […]

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