All is set for the Vocal Ink Poetry Club’s workshop for writers and poets this weekend at The Root Hub, AKEES Plaza, IBB Avenue (Opposite Ibom Hall), Uyo.
This program is strategically designed to pattern the young and enthusiastic writer, not failing to scratch the prerequisites of the art to patch up the gaps.
The One-day workshop will cover the areas of Creative Writing, Poetry Writing, Poetry Reading, Publishing and this will be handled by seasoned and experienced professionals.
Below are the facilitators for the various sessions during the workshop.
Professor Joseph A. Ushie
Professor Joseph A. Ushie is a professor of Language and Literature and an author of over 50 poetry books. He is a lecturer with the department of English, University of Uyo.
Prof. Ushie will handle the ‘Concept of Poetry Writing’.
Dr Ubong Umoh
Dr Ubong Umoh is a trained military historian and consultant from the department of history and war studies, Nigerian Defence Academy. He also a lecturer with the department of History and International studies, University of Uyo where he also holds an MSc in Military and Strategic studies.
Dr. Ubong will show the figures of speech, grammatical functions and how to use them.
Prince ‘Goldenchyld’ Simeon
Prince ‘Goldenchyld’ Simeon is the head blogger at the award-winning Hypestation Nigeria, a news and lifestyle website he started about 8 years ago.
His media career spans over 10 years and also with experience in brand communications and print media, serving as entertainment in Community Quest Newspaper and a co-publisher/fashion editor in Akwa Ibom’s first lifestyle magazine – E101, with significant contributions to the entertainment media and the industry in general in Akwa Ibom State.
Goldenchyld is also a content developer, broadcaster and publicist with an interest in social development, youth advocacy.
Aniekan McDominic is an educator, mentor, life-coach and tutor of children and teenagers. He is an advocate for alternative education who sees creative writing as a spice of life where we engage the limitless power of human imagination.
He is taking the ‘Creative Writing’ session.
Henry Mkpa, CEO Geared Logistics Ltd. He is also the Principal Consultant, Life-threatening class academy. NLP Life Coach/Productivity Coach and logistician.
Henry is also an enthusiast for literary works and his session is tagged ‘Minding Your Output’.