Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize for Literature

This year’s Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to the US poet Louise Glück. Glück was recognised for “her unmistakable poetic voice, that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal” said the Swedish Academy, which oversees the award. The…

I was disappointed by Achebe’s comment on my Nobel prize – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said he was disappointed by a comment made by the late renowned novelist, Prof Chinua Achebe, shortly after he (Soyinka) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. In a conversation with an American-based…

Nigerians are the baba of world literature – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A lot of bad blokes out there write many bad things about Nigeria. I don’t like that at all. Nigeria is very cool by me. The politicians may go wrong. The business goons can cut corners. The youths have given…

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