It is difficult, if not impossible, to pin him down to one country. This is not due to his two names (Jamal Mahjoub and Parker Bilal) but partly due to his parents and his longing for travel. He has written a series of books on a detective of Sudan who works in Egypt. This is … Continue reading jamal mahjoub interview:
The Commonwealth 2014 Short Story prize has been given away. Well, five prizes haven been given. Different regions got a prize each. One of the regions is Africa. The Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has won the prize for Africa. There will also be an overall prize. You will find more about it here.
The novelist Jamal Mahjoub talks about the work of the crime-writer Parker Bila. You will find out about the origin of the name ‘Parker Bilal’, a name with German and Sudanese roots. The two writers are very close.