Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Poetry Interview pt. 1

many literary interviews in Nigeria tend to focus on fiction writers, thereby creating a kind of gap that undercuts the value of poetry in Nigeria. In order to fill up this lacuna and enrich poetic discourse, i decided to do an interview on poets instead, starting with this first set of Nigerian poets:


Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Jumoke Verissimo and Obari Gomba.


generationally speaking, each of the poets represents a generation, sort of.


the interviews were published in Munyori Literary Journal, Black Looks and the New Black Magazine


so you can click on each of the names to read the interviews:


Uzor


Jumoke


Obari


enjoy!

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