I read this book “The Poisonwood Bible” many years ago, long before I started this blog. This book made an impression. Looking at the family that was torn apart. Looking at the result of getting off course from the start. I have not read anything else by Kingsolver since, but thta is maybe due to … Continue reading 13 things you may not know about
It is possible to read a book and enjoy it. To move on to the next book and enjoy that as well. Sometimes you might decide to retrace your steps and read a book for a second, third time, just for enjoyment or for reason of being struck by the content. There is another way … Continue reading ‘n alledaagse andersheid
Hot on the heels of the longlist for Jalada Prize you will find here the final results in the category of stories and the category of poems. Congratulations to the winners, may the prize be an encouragment to keep on writing and publishing.
Here is another prize on its way. A new star in the skies. Jalada-magazine has launched a prize for stories and for poems. This is the longlist. We will be waiting for the shortlist and in the end the lonely list.
He was honoured with the award by the 2015 Windham-Campbell prize for fiction. This was not the first prize he did wion, but probably it is indeed the most important one. He writes poetry and novels. His name is Helon Habila and he hails from Nigeria. Here he answers some questions.