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Launch of Buchi Emecheta’s Books in Lagos – 9th May

  THE EVENT This free event is open to all who wish to learn more about the late novelist. It will feature – Tributes to Buchi Emecheta A short film of her life Readings from her works A panel conversation and discussion on her influence and her legacy… Prizes-giving Snacks… Plus – an opportunity to […]

Buchi Emecheta – the ‘Comeback’ Mother Goldsmiths Exhibition, 5 -19 April

This showing is in fragments and centers on Buchi Emecheta’s personal archive: books, manuscripts, plays, personal letters, publishers letters, notebooks, ephemera, essays, newspapers and unpublished material. The exhibition comback mother: Buchi Emecheta will be installed durationally in parts unfolding between Thursday 5 April and Thursday 19 April. Please join us for a mid-way reception on […]

Omenala Press at ALA Conference in Washington May 21 -25

Sylvester Onwordi, the founder of Omenala Press, will be giving two presentations at this year’s African Literature Association Conference on Buchi Emecheta and Black Women in Publishing. It is not generally known that Buchi Emecheta the British-Nigerian novelist, as well as being a pioneer of black female literature, was also a publisher.   In 1986 she […]

9th May – Omenala Press Book Launch at Nigeria International Book Fair

On Wednesday 9th May at the Nigeria International Book Fair (NIBF) Omenala Press will launch the new edition of Buchi Emecheta’s books in Nigeria. The Launch will feature a discussion by a guest panel on the legacy of Buchi Emecheta, followed by an opportunity for questions from the audience.   The afternoon will also include a […]

The “Comeback Mother” 5-19th April Goldsmiths College – an Exhibition of Fragments from the life of Buchi Emecheta

This showing is in fragments and centers on Buchi Emecheta’s personal archive: books, manuscripts, plays, personal letters, publishers letters, notebooks, ephemera, essays, newspapers and unpublished material. The exhibition comeback mother: Buchi Emecheta will be installed durationally in parts unfolding between Thursday 5 April and Thursday 19 April. Please join us for a mid-way reception on […]