these are the african writers

Writers from the African continent are on the rise. Young names are mentioned and their books are read. This is a good development. But what will be next? One good book, and when will the second good one be published? That is an intriguing question. 

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Shadreck Chikoti is one such writer from Malawi who is breaking traditional storytelling shackles and moving into the realms of fantasy. He tells CNN: "I think it's high time we started writing what we really want. So science fiction, fantasy. We have to explore all these issues; we have to catch up with the world." <a href='http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/07/25/spc-african-voices-shadreck-chikoti-a.cnn.html' target='_blank'>Watch the full African Voices interview with Chikoti here.</a>

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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