Nigerian-born poet and photographer Kole Ade Odutola will read from his poetry collection at the Civic Media Center, Gainesville, Florida. In his poetry, Ade Odutola combines choice Nigerian words and phrases with the English language. The poet is a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors and a founding member of the Coalition of Nigerian Artists. He has worked as a photo journalist and has coordinated the film forum for the Goethe Institute in Lagos. His first volume of poetry, The Poet Fled, was published in 1992; his second, The Poet Bled, appeared in 1998.
The reading takes place: Wednesday, November 29 @ 7pm
Venue: The Civic Media Center, 1021 W University Ave. Gainesville Florida
For more information, call 352-373-0010 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is open to the public. Donations appreciated.
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Unoma Azuah Reads in California - Nov 30
Unoma Azuah, winner of the 2006 ANA/NDDC Flora Nwapa Prize wor Women Writing - for her novel Sky High Flames - will be reading and signing copies of her book @ the University of California, Pomona. The event takes place in the university's English & Foreign Languages Department as part of the programme, Harvest International.
Sky High Flames is now available in a revised edition.
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ANA Abuja Special
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Abuja Chapter, announces its special November reading session.
The Guest Writer for the event is Maria Ajima, author of The Web, Cycles, Speaking of Wines and Poems of Sanity. Ajima, an award winning poet and short story writer currently teaches in the English Department of the Benue State University, Makurdi.
All lovers of the literary arts are invited to this event which takes place at Reiz Continental Hotel, behind Nicon Insurance Plaza and adjacent to the National Library, Central Area, Abuja.
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006
Time: 4:45 pm
Some of her books will be on sale at the venue.
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Secretariat: Kaduna State Library, Kaduna state, Nigeria
Association of Nigerian Authors , Kaduna (ANA) Reading 25th November, 2006
ANA Kaduna invites writers to its readings which hold every fortnight . This week’s Reading Bulletin ANALYSIS will feature:·
Chairman’s BITE : “Writing is a lonely path ”- Dr Francis Ohanyido (Poet & Essayist), Chairman ANA, Kaduna to be presented on his behalf by Friday J. Abba , Vice Chairman ANA Kd & Chairman KWL.
Talkshop: Should public schools be privatized? What do you think?-
EDITOR Analysis – Barr. Tolani Balogun· Readings: Poems & shorts stories for critique· Sortie on the craft- lecture series by members on elements of creative writings. Roster anchored by O’Ben·
House Guest: Hon K Dennis – Special Assistant to Kaduna state Governor (South-South) .
Venue: ANA/KWL Reading Hall, Arewa House, Kaduna
Note that all Sessions are in conjunction with Kaduna ANA.Affiliated societies from ABU Zaria, Kaduna State University, Kaduna and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnics are frequently part of our Metropolitan Readings.The Monthly Kaduna State University(KASU) Poetry Slam will debut in January 2007.
Mathew Taiwo – PRO KWL/ ANA Kaduna