This is an article written by the Sudanese/English writer Jamal Mahjoub. He writes about his relationship with the crime-writer Parker Bilal, who launched a series of detective-stories, featuring a Sudanese detective working in Egypt. I have not yet read any of these books, but what I have read about them: these books seem to be … Continue reading parker bilal and me
He won already many prizes, and Mia Couto added another one. The Neustadt Prize. Here you find his acceptance-speech. Listen to the words of the Mozambiquan Master.
Here you can find another interview with Taiye Selasi. One unavoidable topic is her origin and the way she is classified by others as an African writer, writing about African topics. The interview was originally published in Italian, here you get an English translation.
It almost seems he belongs to a past age. But he is still alive and celebrated his 81st birthday with a big party. A party devoted to poetry, poetry of John Pepper Clark (1935). Here you find a report on this event in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.