He was raised on the campus of the University of Ghana, both his parents lectured at this center of learning. At the moment he lives in the United States of America, but he travels the oceans regurlarly to visit the old places of his childhood. He has written several books in crime, set in Ghana. … Continue reading meet kwei quartey
African writers lead the world. Now we wait for the world to African writers. Now we wait for readers of the world to read African writers. There is still a long way to go, and I even wonder: is this what we are looking forward to? Enjoy writing. Enjoy reading. And here you can do … Continue reading african writers lead the world
Political rulers with dictatorial tendencies are not known for their literary tendencies (with the exception of reading Macchiavelli’s ‘Il Principe’). We see an example of this attitude in present-day Sudan. Writers do write in the face of opposition. Read more about it.
This post is not a review of ‘Invisble Others’, but it seems to be to me a few qu0tations of this book by Karina M. Szczurek. A few quotations to wet your appetite.
Here you find an interview with the Nigerian writer / poet Tolu Ogunlesi. He talsk aboiut a project he is involved in. A project about writing about cities. He and three others are in it.
The Nigerian writer Uwem Akpan, who doubles as a catholic priest, had a session with an audience in Port Harcourt. He read from his latest book ‘Say you are one of them’, a collection of stories.