James Currey, co-founder of the Oxford-based James Currey Publishers, who, together with Nigerian novelist, Chinua Achebe, launched African Writers Series in 1962 decides to remember Rex Collins, the publisher of Wole Soyinka.
Jens-Petter Kjemprud, the Ambassador of Norway to Nigeria, recounts an encounter with Wole Soyinka, while he was in exile.
South African filmmaker, Mandla Dube, remembers how Wole Soyinka refused to take a selfie with him.
Nigerian journalist and culture promoter, Jahman Anikulapo, writes about travelling to Haiti, with Wole Soyinka.
Every page of the anthology, bears a recollection, an eulogy and love and admiration, celebrating Wole Soyinka at 87th!
Wole Soyinka: Encounters with the Grey Maverick is the chronicles of many, who believe that Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka is deathless.