Su'eddie Vershima Agema

S. Su’eddie Vershima Agema is a husband and father, a short story writer, poet and cultural enthusiast. Among other awards, he won the Association of Nigerian Authors Poetry Prize (2014), Mandela Day Short Story Prize (2016) and was nominated for the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature (2018). He has also been nominated for the Abubakar Gimba Prize for Short Stories and the Association of Nigerian Authors Prize for Children's Literature. Su'eddie just completed a Master's in International Education and Development at the University of Sussex where he was founding President of African Writers and Curator, Black History Month/Project. He blogs at http://sueddie.wordpress.com and is @sueddieagema on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook. He is the Team Leader at SEVHAGE Books and curator, Benue Book and Arts Festival.

Books by Su'eddie Vershima Agema

the bottom of another tale

A collection of Short stories showing contemporary African life. (Shortlist Association of Nigerian Authors Prize for Fiction 2014)

a basket of tales

A Basket of Tales is a collection of twenty-five exciting short stories from award winning, emerging and intriguing writers, including Unoma Azuah, Hyginus Ekwuazi, Maria Ajima, Pever X, Iquo Eke, Sibbyl Whyte, Victor Olugbemiro, Jennifer Emelife, Myles Ojabo, Agatha Aduro, Enajite Efemuaye, Aondosoo Labe, Joshua Agbo and Kenechi Uzor. The stories cover a lot of grounds from humour to thriller, magical fantasy to realism…etc. There’s a slice of something for everyone. A Basket of Tales is an anniversary project of the current Association of Nigerian Authors (Benue State Chapter) Executive Committee of the association led by Su’eddie Vershima Agema in collaboration with SEVHAGE Publishers and SEVHAGE Literary and Development Initiative. It the first of a series of quality e-books of literature covering various topical themes that SEVHAGE will be releasing online. The collection was edited by Su’eddie Vershima Agema, Maik Ortserga and Pever X.

once upon a village tale

Gather round, gather round… Quiet, let there be no sound For there’s a story to be told Listen as the tales gradually unfold…


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