Writer Maya Angelou Honoured In Google’s Doodle

Maya Angelou Honoured in Google Doodle

Today, Dr Maya Angelou is  honoured by Google for her 90th birthday and Google is celebrating with a beautiful rendition of her famous poem Still I Rise using a doodle.

The video doodle includes Angelou’s own voice, along with the voices of her son Guy Johnson, Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys and others, reciting her poem ‘Still I Rise’.

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Broken Voices – Young Creatives Speak Back (The 1000 Young African Poets Anthology)

Introduction: There has been a growing concern among young creatives in Africa regarding lack of recognition of their poetic creativity by the older generation of poets and writers. While this concern is genuine, there is also a concern among older generations regarding the quality of poetic works coming from a generation of writers whose schooling has been attributed to the proliferation of social media writing. There is a gap between the class of Soyinka, Achebe, Clark, etc. and the current generation. Interestingly too, even among contemporary writers, there are divergent Continue reading “Broken Voices – Young Creatives Speak Back (The 1000 Young African Poets Anthology)”

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FESTIVAL POETRY CALABAR 2017 DRUMS OF POETRY: ECHOES & PROSPECTS

 

Poets in Nigeria (PIN) and Festival Poetry Foundation (FPF) are pleased to announce the programme details for third edition of Festival Poetry Calabar. Themed “Drums of Poetry – Echoes & Prospects”, the annual poetry fiesta will hold in the city of Calabar from 21st – 23rd December, 2017.

The 3-day event is expected to draw lovers of literature and other art forms to Calabar while treating the residents of the city to an assortment of intellectual activities amid the merriment of the Calabar International
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