Saturday, July 16, 2011

Second Literary Cafe event holds at the Risenetworks Library.

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Literary cafe event will be holding on Thursday, the 21st of July at the Risenetworks Library on 20, Bayode Oluwole street, by Balogun street, off Awolowo way, Ikeja, Lagos.

Time: 3:00pm
Guest writer is Onyeka Nwelue, author of 'Abyssinian Boy'

The Abyssinian Boy was published in India in 2011 by Serene Woods.It won the TM ALUKO Prize for First Book and came second at the IBRAHIM TAHIR Prize for Fiction, all in 2009, organized by Abuja Writers' Forum (AWF).

Onyeka Nwelue was Visiting Fellow at Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) in Cochin, Kerala and was a Visiting Lecturer at Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, India
In 2000, he won the THOMSON Short Story Prize
He is currently the Writer-in-Residence at Centre for Research in Art of Film & TV (CRAFT), where he teaches Film Adaptation.

At the event, Tope Apoola will read from his book, 'Times of The Supermen' a tensed science fiction released last year to wide acclaim.

There will also be a poetry rage competition and a Literary forum.
There will be book exhibitions and sales as booksellers are expected
submissions for the poetry rage can be sent to or posted on the literary cafe facebook page.

Literary cafe is a monthly event hosted by Peter Sunday and Tope Apoola


  1. You guys are doing great, hope to be a guest one day.

  2. Thanks Myne, we will surely like to have you as a guest writer on one of the editions. We are also coming up with a literary magazine soon.


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