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Editorial: Tuck Magazine 2016

    Tuck Magazine had a record breaking 2016, publishing an increased number of articles as each month progressed, easily surpassing the achievements of the year before.

The art of writing and the pursuit of survival across Africa in the 21st century

By Ogunniyi Abayomi The struggle to find our feet in society against the unruly demeanor of individuals occupying certain positions unopposed has been a subject and theme of discourse among writers in Africa.

Investing in Tales of Love for Purging the Diseases of History

By Manjinder Kaur Wratch Traditional history stockpiles bitter memories of the past which slush hatred and create divisions. Literature has a leading edge over traditional history as the creative powers of the writers have always invested in tales of love, compassion and friendship.

Where Have All The Awards Gone?

John Cohen   By Ananya S Guha There seems to be some debate about the legendary Bob Dylan receiving the Nobel award. The purists feel that a musician should not be awarded an honour for literature.

Environment Consciousness in Ancient India

By Kaushik Acharya The Vedas are the first texts in the literature of the human race. They deal with knowledge, both physical and spiritual.

Kiriti Sengupta makes his way to Sanskrit literature through Indian English Poetry

By Kaushik Acharya There are plenty of Sanskrit texts like Pancatantra, Hitopadesa, Abhijnanasakuntalam, etc, and even The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, two immensely popular Indian epics, which have been successfully translated into several other languages down the ages.

Airbrushing history

Seven Stories   By Hazel Speed How interesting to learn that Enid Blyton‘s Famous Five books are to revert to the language and phraseology of their original era due to the fact, apparently, that the attempts made to ‘tweak’ the same here or there has not worked and was proven to be counter-productive – Gosh!

Listening to a Diasporic British Muslim Woman Writer’s Voice: An Interview with Shelina Janmohamed

By Abu Sufian Writer, columnist and social activist Shelina Zahra Janmohamed was born in 1974 in the UK. She is a British Muslim writer of East-African and South-Asian origin. Janmohamed’s parents emigrated from Tanzania to Britain in 1967. The Guardian describes her as “a commentator on British Islam and Muslim women”.[i]

‘Haunting and Other Stories’ by Sunil Sharma: A Review

Review by Rob Harle Haunting and Other Stories is Sunil Sharma’s latest publication of literary treasures, this time an eclectic collection of truly astonishing short stories. Sharma is a brilliant story teller, he cleverly combines facts and fantasy, hard hitting realistic scenes with deeply emotional personal interactions. His writing style I believe is quite unique.

Your Book Is Your Legacy

By Johnson Grace Maganja If you have watched the romantic drama film ‘The Words‘, written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal then you know how it feels when an aspiring writer’s first book is rejected repeatedly by publishers.

Interview with Nigerian Poet Samuel ‘Amazing’ Ayoade

  Indunil Madhusankha interviews the Nigerian Poet, Samuel ‘Amazing’ Ayoade

As a Writer, how concise are you?

By Goodnews Eruemuare Do you know the longer your name, the longer your chances of beholding FAME and FORTUNE?

Tuck Magazine 2015

  Tuck Magazine had a record breaking 2015, publishing an increased number of articles as each month progressed, easily surpassing the achievements of the year before.

PORN REBORN: Fifty shades of Grey, E.L. James and the new era of social ignorance

                    I’ve seen it dog eared and well worn on a bedside night stand,  also posing as a harmless paper back on a kitchen table already  littered with crayons and assorted coloring books and once peeking out from a handbag carried by a high school girl […]

JUNE EDITORIAL

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