Saraba Launches Latest Publications

Poster Saraba Talk
Ikoyi, Lagos, 6th June —
Saraba Literary Trust launches its latest publications at the Zac chess Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries (ZODML) at 19B Awolowo Road. The event runs from 3­5pm and will feature readings and photographs. Victor Ehikhamenor and Jumoke Verissimo headline the event and will read from their contributions to the Displacement ​ Issue​  of Saraba Magazine.

Jumoke Verissimo’s poetry chapbook will be launched on the day. Verissimo is a leading Nigerian poet whose first collection of poetry, ​ I am memory, won the AWF/Carlos Idizia Ahmad first book Prize for Poetry 2009, the Second Prize, AWF/Anthony Agbo Prize for Poetry 2009 and an Honourable Mention in the Association of Nigerian Authors (Poetry) Prize. She is a recipient of the Chinua Achebe Centre Fellowship.
Contributors to the Survival issue will read from their work; among them ‘Yinka Elujoba, Damilola Yakubu, and Salamatu Okorejior. The photographs of Logor’ Muyiwa Adeyemi will be projected as well. Finally, there will be a Q & A session with the editors of Saraba Magazine in attendance.

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