Toke Makinwa Joins US and Canada Bestselling Author at the BOOKICON Convention



The Organizers of the Lagos Comic Convention has listed Toke Makinwa alongside Foreign bestselling authors as speakers at this year’s Book Zone called BOOKICON. The speakers are include Natalie Banks (Bestselling author, USA), Jeanne Blasberg (Bestselling author, USA), Hollis J. McCollum (Bestselling author, USA), Emily Reily (Bestselling author, USA), Bella Rosa (Bestselling author, USA), Ray Anyasi (Bestselling Author and MD of Naphtali Books), Jay Hall (Bestselling Author, Canada), Azafi Omoluabi-Ogosi (CEO of Parresia Publishers), Eghosa Imasuen (CEO of Narrative Landscape Publishers)Toke Makinwa (Bestselling Author of On Becoming and media personality), Isabella Akinseye (TV host, Compeer and Book Critique) Juliana Olayode (Bestselling Author of Rebirth and Actor) amongst others. These speakers will be speaking in six distinct panel sessions on a wide range of topics relating to writing and publishing. The topics of the sessions are: Building a Writing Career from Scratch, Plotting and Writing a bestseller, Editing your Manuscript like a Pro, Selling your Book and Growing a Reading Audience, Getting Published; What your Manuscripts Should Look Like and Telling the Story of your Life; Courage, Complexities, Toke Makinwa to Speak at BOOKICONand Challenges.

Attendees have access to the zone all day to partake in the entire master classes which begin by 10AM and ends by 6PM. They will ultimately learn from the immense wisdom and experience of the elite crop of speakers, network with other writers and the speakers, partake in competitions and win prizes.

The BOOKICON session will be crowned by a Book Pitch Competition where Nigerian writers will pitch their book ideas to judges and the best three will win publishing contracts from Naphtali Books. Judges of the Book Pitch Competition include Ray Anyasi and Isabella Akinseye.

VENUE: The Event holds in Conference Hall 2A of the Landmark Events Centre, VI, Lagos

DATE: 15th of September, 2018.

TIME: 9AM to 6PM.

For details on how to enter for the Book pitch Competition, visit


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