Monday, December 5, 2022

Reviewer: Richard Oduor Oduku

Richard Oduor Oduku (@RichieMaccs) is a poet and writer. He studied Biomedical Science and Technology and works in Nairobi. He is a Founding member of Jalada Africa and HisiaZangu and has published in Kwani? Jalada Africa, Saraba Magazine, Storymoja among others. He also contributes to the Star Newspaper.
By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: Hunger Eats a Man Author: Nkosinathi Sithole Publisher: Penguin Books (South Africa) Number of pages: 166 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction Hunger Eats a Man is a story of the grim, riotous cycle of poverty and hopelessness, violence and oppression, lying...
By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: A Book of Rooms Author: Kobus Moolman Publisher: Deep South Number of pages: 98 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry To get a glimpse of the innermost spaces of A Book of Rooms, one must be cognisant of how creative...

How to Enjoy Poetry without Understanding It: A Review of The Hate Artist by Niran Okewole

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: The Hate Artist Author: Niran Okewole Publisher: Khalam Editions Number of pages: 67 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Poetry Reading Charles Bernstein’s essay on ‘The Difficult Poem’ is instructive...

The Bottom of Another Tale: A Review

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: The Bottom of Another Tale Author: Su’eddie Vershima Agema Publisher: Sevhage Publishers Number of pages: 146 Year of publication: 2014 ...

I Am Not Ashamed of Tears

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: Let’s rain Author: Fatiha Morchid Publisher: Marsam Number of pages: 86 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry Fatiha Morchid’s Let’s rain is a volume of...

In Praise of Death: An Existentialist Reading of Smithereens of Death

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: Smithereens of Death Author: Olubunmi Familoni Publisher: WriteHouse Collective, Ibadan, Nigeria Number of pages: 124 Year of publication: 2015 Category: Fiction ‘Life is about death; tiny...

Christine Coates’ Homegrown is an Alcove of Memory and History: A Review

By Richard Oduor Oduku Title: Homegrown Author: Christine Coates Publisher: Modjaji Books Number of pages: 69 Year of publication: 2014 Category: Poetry Homegrown is a delicate...

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