ISBN 9789785944754
Pages 118
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2022
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Conversations

Poems

by Bosede Funke Ademilua Afolayan

In these fascinating and compelling poetic lines, the Author holds a dialogue with several entities, and especially, with God. We encounter a deeply personal voice that speaks for all times of pain and hurt. In spite of the poignant voice of the persona, there is a hope, a courage, a determination and confidence to survive drawn from God who is the source and giver of life.

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About the Author

Bosede Funke Ademilua Afolayan

Dr Bosede Funke Ademilua Afolayan is an Associate Professor at the Department of English, University of Lagos. She is the author of two plays, Look Back in Gratitude and Once Upon an Elephant published by Kraft books, Ibadan in 2013 and 2015 respectively. She has over 50 articles published in national and international books and journals. Her edited collection of essays entitled Modern Nigerian Dramatists: Expression, Resistance, Agency was published by Routledge in 2021. She is a Commonwealth Fellow. This is her first collection of poems.