6 Books You Should Read to Celebrate Black History Month

This year’s Black History Month started 1st of this month in the US. Literature is an important medium of celebrating this historically significant period. We have therefore taken out time to select our favorite books for celebrating this year’s Black History…

PRESS RELEASE: Dead Cats Don’t Meow to Be Released This Spring!

As Dead Cats Don’t Meow hits the shelves, Tolu’ A. Akinyemi urges us Not to Waste Our Ninth Life An author who is fast becoming renowned for his poetry and was recently named as a writer with exceptional talent by…

Jamel Brinkley is This Year’s Winner of Ernest J. Gaines Award

Jamel Brinkley has been announced the winner of the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, for his debut collection of short stories A Lucky Man. A Lucky Man is set in Brooklyn and South Bronx, places where Jamel…

Dorks Are Always Cooler than Cool People” | Twitter Chat with Logan February

On our third Literary Lords and Ladies show for the year, we tweeted with Logan February, fine boy poet and old soul who at only 19 has already made his mark on the literary scene. His work has appeared or is…

I Haven’t Received Any Negative Review About My Book Yet – Bisi Adjapon

On Monday, we had an amazing time discussing writing, life, and books with Bisi Adjapon, author of the memorable Of Women and Frogs on the first Syncity LLLL Twitter chat. We figured if you missed it, you would want to catch…

Tolu Akinyemi Roars In New Poetry Collection

Dead Dogs Don’t Bark  is Akinyemi’s latest poetry offering… Hello Synners! We had a chat with Tolu Akinyemi over the weekend and here’s how it went down. Before then, check out the author’s bio:   Tolu Akinyemi was born in…

Home is a Distant Dot by Collins Offiong

On the 28th of August, 1967, in the thick of the war, a Biafran commander came to our house. He knocked on the door persistently and I came out and opened it, standing close to the jamb. “Good morning sir,”…

Let’s Question Life From The Mouth Of The Pauper

The pains of being human sometimes sip out your thoughts from the imaginative groaning eyes of the world.  The sun itself is an illusion of abysmally dead hope.  We sort for meaning to live while leaving is the only option…

Book Review: A Moonless Star Sky

Would you risk your life to help a stranger in danger? Would you deny yourself a good life in order to change your society? I found myself asking these questions while I read through Alexis Okeowo’s “A moonless, Starless Sky”.…