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  1. Recents Events: Authors Chinyere Obi-Obasi and Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Visit ZODML

    Chinyere Obi-Obasi Visits ZODML for Second JSRP Session [slideshow_deploy id='540']   The second session of ZODML’S monthly Junior Secondary Reading Programme (JSRP) took place on March 20. Students from Aunty Ayo Girls Comprehensive Junior Seco ...

    ZODML - 2013-04-05 23:09

  2. Congratulations!- Wole Soyinka wins Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award

    Nigerian writers continue to make headlines: it was announced last week that the 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature   Professor Wole Soyinka is the recipient of the 78th Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by the Cleveland Found ...

    ZODML - 2013-04-29 20:06

  3. Tope Folarin’s “Miracle” Wins 14th Caine Prize for African Writing

    Some wonderful news: Nigerian writer Tope Folarin has won the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing  (often described as Africa’s leading literary award) for his short story “ Miracle ” which was published in Harvard's  Transition Magazine in 2012. Gu ...

    ZODML - 2013-07-09 21:23

  4. ChannelsTV Launches Book Review Essay Competition for Teens

    The Channels Book Club, a subsidiary of ChannelsTV, is launching a national book review competition for Nigerian teenagers.  ...

    ZODML - 2013-08-07 00:28

  5. INSPIRATION: Two Nigerians Win $25,000 in Google's Africa Connected Contest

    We were proud to see two Nigerians announced winners of Google's Africa Connected competition. The contest- which was launched in 2013- aimed at spotlighting Africa's growing internet connectivity and how people around the continent use the web ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 15:49

  6. 10 Nigerian Authors- Including Unigwe, Adichie, and Onuzo- Make Africa39 List

    As we predicted in our 2014 book round-up, Nigerian authors are in full force on the Africa39 List, a celebration of writers under the age of 40 from Africa and its diaspora chosen in anticipation of Port Harcourt tenure as World Book Capital. The list of ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 15:37

  7. NEWS: Caine and Brunel Poetry Prize Shortlists Announced

    The shortlist for this year's edition of the Caine Prize for African Writing is here! Wole Soyinka announced the shortlist at the ceremony marking Port Harcourt's tenure as World Book Capital. The shortlisted writers- all of whom will receive  £ ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 15:26

  8. Nigerian Writers on Commonwealth Short Story and O. Henry Prize Lists

    [caption id="attachment_3116" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Adelehin Ijasan (l) and Chinelo Okparanta (r)[/caption] Two up-and-coming Nigerian writers-  Adelehin Ijasan and  Chinelo Okparanta  - have made their mark on the ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 10:24

  9. Swapping Prison Sentences for Books? Italy's Prisons Pilot New Scheme

    [caption id="attachment_3148" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Looking over a shoulder at ZODML's Prison Knowledge Centre [/caption] Prisoners in Italy's Calabria region may soon be rewarded with shortened sentences ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-09 10:00

  10. Kenyan Writer Okwiri Oduor Wins 2014 Caine Prize

    Kenyan writer Okwiri Oduor has won the 15th edition of the Caine Prize for African Writing. Oduor's victory was announced yesterday at a dinner at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England  held to celebrate the shortlisted candidates, including  Efemi ...

    ZODML - 2015-01-08 12:09

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