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2014: A New Takeoff

Ijagun Poetry Journal is taking off in a new dimension this year. The journal is going quarterly. It would now be published in March, June, September, and December. However, submissions are still accepted on a rolling basis. We welcome submissions … Continue reading

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IJAGUN POETRY JOURNAL: Vol. 1, No. 3, December 2013

Editor’s Note Poetry signifies many “things” to many people dealing creatively or critically with the art. Recently, I bump into an idea about poetry’s nomenclature that is presented by Jonathan Silverman and Dean Radar in their book, The World is … Continue reading

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Ijagun Poetry Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, November 2013

This issue features interesting poetry by John Landry, Mark Blok, Kousik Adhikari, Adeola Goloba, Anthony Ward, Emmanuel Akor, Kris Price, Aneesha Roy, Basit Olatunji, Gabriel Bamgbose, David Schwartz, Ryan Johnson, Kehinde Sofoluwe, Chandramohan S. and Tope Omoniyi. Sit tight and … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions

Ijagun Poetry Journal invites submissions of poetry, reviews, essays, and anything about poetry for its November 2013 issue. Please, endeavour to send your work before 23rd October, 2013 if you want it considered for this issue. Any submission after this … Continue reading

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IJAGUN POETRY JOURNAL: Vol. 1, No. 1, October 2013.

This issue features interesting poetry by Desiree Jung, Charles  F.  Thielman, Kousik Adhikari, Brett Stout, Anthony Ward, Michael Adejonwo, Arnab  Chatterjee, Aaron Wiegert, Michael D. Brown, Gabriel Bamgbose, Gale Acuff, Chloe Burns, Kehinde Sofoluwe, and James Maxwell. Sit tight and have fun reading! IPJ: New Faces, New Voices, and New Tradition…

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Kofi Awoonor: Dearly loved & missed. Tributes and more | African Writers Trust

  It is a dark day at African Writers Trust thinking of Kofi Awoonor who died in Nairobi in the Westgate Mall attack. Kofi Awoonor was invited by Storymoja writers festival, 19 -22 September 2013, to celebrate writing and storytelling along with other writers … Continue reading

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Canticle to the Sailor by Gabriel Bamgbose

(To those born this day) If my soul be snatched away from its body, And my sanity be turned into madness; If my sight be dimmed to darkness, And my soul be soiled with sorrow; Nothing in my might can … Continue reading

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