Friday, August 10, 2012

A-List Poets that are a must watch at WORD UP August 2012




Chiedu Ifeozo
is an Engineer and writer based in Lagos. In 2008, he self published his first poetry collection titled "Thoughts on a page". He has been published on various online and print media and was featured on CNN's inside Africa in 2011 as an emerging contemporary African poet 
 




Ndukwe Onuoha aka "ND"
resides in Lagos Nigeria, where he is a copywriter by day and poet by design. He has performed at some of Lagos’ most acclaimed poetry circles like Anthill 2.0, Chill and Relax, Taruwa and Freedom Hall, garnering commendation for some of his works like ‘Boom!’ and ‘Puff, puff, pass’.
He draws his inspiration from the many human stories that play themselves out every day, providing a unique insight into the animal called man (thank you, OBJ).
 




Soonest I NathanielBorn-In: 19XX
Studied: Maths and Computer Science @ FUTO.
He's a scientist who believes in the arts,who thinks Albert Einstein would have influenced the world better as an artist, well, as a poet precisely. He started to write poems hoping he too would have the kool hair colour of Soyinka. 
 He has been published in Sentinel Nigeria, ILUME (Port Harcourt), and won awards such as Best poem for Nigeria @ 50(City Fm).2010, Inaugural Winner of the  FUTO writers award 2011, Winner loudthotz poem of the month, June 2012.






Stay tuned for more of the A-List Poets coming to

Word Up 

(Spoken Word Poetry and Soul Music Event)

Date is August 18, 2012

Venue is  Unilag Guest House Lecture Theatre

Time is  3pm to 6pm