african writers no longer feel obliged

There is talk about being an ‘African writer’, and who will fit into this mould.
There is talk about ‘post-colonial literature’and whether this is a colonial label.
There is talk about ‘diaspora’ writers and where we can find this diaspora.

But what happens when some writers come together in Port Harcourt at a Festival and have meals together, share the darkness of the nights, engage in long discussions?

The author Ellah Wakatama Allfrey witnessed and wrote about these meetings at the fringe.

Ellah Allfrey, OBE


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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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