Poetry

1929| By Chinemerem Prince Nwankwo| Afrocritik
1929 | Chinemerem Prince Nwankwo

By Chinemerem Prince Nwankwo For the love of Nwanyeruwa & more   *White grit voices…

Eye | Ogah Friday David | Afrocritik
Eye | Ogah Friday David

By Ogah Friday David  In the dune’s eye is an immaculate     cascade      …

In the Wake of Ojo Taiye’s Sneaky Poetry, How Should Plagiarism in the Nigerian Literary Community Be Addressed?

What we will realise immediately is that the nature of the act of plagiarism itself…

“On the Train to Hell” Review: Throes and Consciousness Helm Tolu A Akinyemi’s Poetry Collection

The emotions of the poet burn through the pages of On the Train to Hell.…

Tares Oburumu’s Origin of Syma Species - review - Afrocritik
The Portrayal of Place, Dream, and History in Tares Oburumu’s “Origin of Syma Species”

Oburumu’s engagement with his poetic devices is impressive, and although his poems in this collection…

Obii Ifejika - Afrocritik
Obii Ifejika’s Multifaceted Use of Poetry in Navigating the Human Experience

“I tend to use poetry to navigate the human experience” _ Obii Ifejika By Michael…

Hands by Feyisayo Anjorin - Afrocritik
Hands | Feyisayo Anjorin

By Feyisayo Anjorin Remember when the preacher called us fools, tools in the hands of…

Momtaza Mehri Best First Collection winner - Africa
Momtaza Mehri Bags Award at the 2023 Forward Prizes for Poetry

Her poetry collection, Bad Diaspora Poems, won in the Best First Collection category. By Hope…

Little Gifts Given to the Wild by Joemario Umana on Afrocritik
Little Gifts Given to the Wild | Joemario Umana

By Joemario Umana Ask me of a point where neglect and hope meet, And I…

"It’s enough for us to sit in silence and wonder" by Abigail George on Afrocritik
It’s enough for us to sit in silence and wonder | Abigail George

By Abigail George Love is an echo from my distant past; it has bewitched the…