Jul 4, 2017 2015 BOTM

SAY YOU ARE ONE OF THEM by UWEM AKPAN- January 2016

‘‘Each story in this jubilantly acclaimed collection pays testament to the wisdom and resilience of children even in the face of...
Jul 4, 2017 2017 BOTM - RBC Book of the Month

NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE by OKEY NDIBE- August 2017

“A thrill to read, and yet offers powerful insights into the trials, prospects, and triumphs of being an immigrant in America. In a...
Jul 4, 2017 2017 BOTM - RBC Book of the Month

AGAINST THE RUN OF PLAY by OLUSEGUN ADENIYI- July 2017

‘‘Against the Run of Play takes an intense look at Nigerian politics at a time when an entrenched political party was defeated in a...
Jun 29, 2017 RBC Articles

COUNTERCULTURE – A LETTER TO THE NIGERIAN CHILD by Koko Kalango

Dear Nigerian child, today the nation will pause to ponder the issues that concern you. The news would be agog with all manner of socio...
Jun 29, 2017 RBC News

2017 CAINE PRIZE SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

The five-writer shortlist for the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced by Chair of judges, award winning author, poet...
Jun 29, 2017 RBC News

PORT HARCOURT WRITER WINS ETISALAT PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

Following the unanimous selection of his book by the judging panel for the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature chaired by multiple...
Jun 19, 2017 RBC News

THE RIVERS STATE OF MY DREAM; RAINBOW BOOK CLUB HOLD ESSAY COMPETITION AND BOOK READING TO MARK RIVERS STATE GOLDEN JUBILEE AND CHILDREN’S DAY

In celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Rivers State and Children’s Day, the Rainbow Book Club organized a writing competition titled...
Jun 19, 2017 RBC News

MRS KALANGO, OTHERS, RECEIVE PRIZES AT THE GABRIEL OKARA LITERARY FESTIVAL

Mrs Koko Kalango (Founder, Rainbow Book Club and Project Director UNESCO World Book Capital2014) receiving a lifetime achievement award...
Jun 19, 2017 RBC News

NIGERIAN AUTHOR LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE

29 year old Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ is among six contenders for the Baileys Women’s Prize for her book Stay with Me. ‘‘The...
Jun 19, 2017 RBC News

WHERE IS THE PORT HARCOURT WORLD BOOK CAPITAL CITY?

96 Year old Gabriel Okara (seated)  surrounded by (L-R) Joseph Ajeinka (Former Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt), Minesoma...