NIYI OSUNDARE TO READ AT ARTMOSPHERE, IBADAN and there are gifts for early birds!

June 14, 2015

Arts & Culture

Thanks for disseminating this, Iya Ibadan although as a budding Iyalode, I expect no less!

Professor Osundare is world-renowned for his literary achievements, especially poetry.

Will try to make the date if possible.



Su'eddie in Life n' Literature

Hey, you know about Niyi Osundare? He is one of Nigeria’s finest poets and someone whom we have sipped many creative thoughts from. Well, the news is he is going to be reading at ARTMOSPHERE in Ibadan by 3pm on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The venue is at the NuStreams Conference Centre, KM 110, Iyagunku Road, off Alalubosa GRA, Ibadan, Nigeria.

But let me tell you a bit more about Professor Osundare…

Poet, dramatist, critic, essayist, and media columnist, Niyi Osundare is a Professor of English at the University of New Orleans, USA. He has authored over ten volumes of poetry, two books of selected poems, four plays, a book of essays, and numerous articles on literature, language, culture, and society. His works of published poetry includeSongs of the Marketplace (1983), Village Voices (1984), A Nib in the Pond (1986), The Eye of the Earth (1986),which won…

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2 Comments on “NIYI OSUNDARE TO READ AT ARTMOSPHERE, IBADAN and there are gifts for early birds!”

  1. adejokeiyabadan Says:

    Thanks for thanking me ma!
    As per ‘Iyalode’ Fingers crossed.
    Will be nice to have you around ma.
    Just last month, May 26-27 The Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival was launched (NOIPOFEST15) the maiden edition held at The University of Ibadan. I tweeted pictures from the event @Iyabadan Hoping to storify it soon.



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