Images from the Christopher Okigbo International Conference held last month - 19 to 23 September. Here the poet Esiaba Irobi poses with Obiageli, an artist and Okigbo's only child.
Esiaba Irobi and four participants @ the Christopher Okigbo International Conference.
*Irobi's images courtesy of the poet.
- Online - Images and a report of the conference by Rudolf Okonkwo.
- An old issue raised its controversial head at the conference - read about it in African Writing. The magazine's editor, Afam Akeh, also discusses his love for Okigbo's poetry.
The September issue of the Sentinel Poetry Online was devoted entirely to Okigbo. The Christopher Okigbo Special Edition featured contributions by devotees including Obi Nwakanma, Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo, Uduma Kalu, Obiwu, Obododimma Oha & Jumoke Verissimo.