fiction and the city

One of the many writers in residence in the United States of America is the Nigeria-born Helon Habila. He is at the moment a professor in Creative Writing at the George Mason University. I at times wonder in how many countries you can study creative writing at an university level. Is it an Anglo-Saxon invention, … Continue reading fiction and the city

achebe a better propher than

Why the writer of this article sets out with Ernest Hemmingway to make his point I do not know. There are many more writers with a different perspective. In the West (or better : North) there are writers who have put on a prophetic cloack. Think of the French writer Emile Zola, who wrote his … Continue reading achebe a better propher than