The Lagos Review, a new literary journal founded by Dami Ajayi and Toni Kan, makes its official debut today September 1, 2019. Dami Ajayi and…View More Dami Ajayi and Toni Kan give us new literary journal, “The Lagos Review”.
Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…View More Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.
The mentors for Writivism 2019 were announced by the Kampala, Uganda headquartered initiative on March 16, 2019. Writivism, the project of writing as activism, that…View More The Writivism 2019 mentors have been announced.
Founders and editors of Saraba wrote love letters to the literary journal as it turned ten on February 15, 2019. In 2008, a writing workshop…View More Literary journal “Saraba” is ten!
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist has been announced with nine poets in the running. The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, worth US$10,000,…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.
Nigerian poet Dami Ajayi and Kenyan musician Makadem made magic at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on October 11, 2018. Their event which is part of the…View More Dami Ajayi, Makadem make magic at Goethe-Institut Nairobi.
Poet Dami Ajayi and musician Makadem are the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut Nairobi on Thursday October 11, 2018. The two will…View More Dami Ajayi, Makadem for Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut Nairobi
Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi go head-to-head at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards on June, 2018. #MeetingOfBards is a discussion between two talented poets on their…View More Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi meet at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards.
The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 is set to happen from November 1-5, 2017. The festival theme is “Bridges from Walls.” In 2015, a team…View More Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017
The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…View More Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017
Leila Aboulela will be the headline guest at the inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival to be held from July 5-8, 2017. The festival is…View More Leila Aboulela to headline Nigeria’s Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017
So I have finally uploaded all the videos that I took at the Storymoja Festival 2015 that happened this month. The videos were taken over…View More YouTube Videos from the Storymoja Festival 2015
Dami Ajayi is a very special fellow. By day he is known as Dr Ajayi the trainee psychiatrist who ensures that patients get the best…View More Dami Ajayi’s Ghanaian adventure
The last day of the Storymoja Festival 2015 was on Sunday. The Arboretum, like the name tells you, is a place dedicated to trees so…View More Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numero deux
The Abuja Literary Society (ALS) is an organisation that brings people who have the love of all things literary in the capital of Nigeria. The…View More Abuja Literary Society hosts Dami Ajayi and Patrick Oguejiofor