Join Ouida Books for a celebration and launch of Dami Ajayi's collection of poetry 'A Woman's Body Is A Country' on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The event will feature readings and signing from the author.
Where: Subterranea Retail Hub, 33 Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos.
When: Saturday March 10, 2018 at 3pm.
Dami Ajayi journeys into emotional borders that reveal the burdens of transitions, offering us lyrical poetry that reinvents perspectives. Here is the poetry of the quotidian, a philosophic and profound interrogation of relationships, of words, of bodies and their burdens, of times and time. There is poetry here, and it breathes.
— Jumoke Verissimo
These are poems of life turned inside out, where time cheats on writers, and the people and things at the brunt end of our oppressive pleasures come back to haunt us. Dami Ajayi is a poet in love with language and it’s slipperiness.
— Mukoma Wa Ngugi
The poems in this book are aesthetically passionate and sensually fearless. This poet teaches us anew the possibilities for language and the erotic. A Woman’s Body is a Country is tenacious, vital, honed. Dami Ajayi is a compelling and brilliant poet.
— Uche Nduka