dambudzo marechera


It seems his life is a mixture of truth and fiction. Fiction he did write, while being homeless, out and down in a park in the United Kingdom. He had attended Oxford University, but was kicked out.  His name is Dambudzo Marechera (1952 – 1987) and he wrote about the house of hunger.  Advertisements

presenting ivan vladislavic’s


Do you like to read detectives? To follow the plot? Trying to figure out the way the story will develop? To be a bit more clever than the detective? Here you can find more information on a new collection of 101 detectives by the Ivan Vladislavic who recently won the 2015 Windham Campbell Prize. 

us university releases poetry book by angolan authors


Frederick Williams is a professor of Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, at Brigham Young University. The Lusophone world is a world that is often neglected in the discussions on the literary scenes in Africa, for part of this Lusophone world is located of the African continent. Williams has published a collection on Angolan literature.  

the pen ten with yvonne adhiambo owuor


PEN America has decided to ask the Kenyan (but residing in Australia) writer Yonne Owuor a few question. It emerges she got into trouble once not wearing a safetybelt in a matatu. Normally a safetybelt is not needed, because the passengers are soooo squeezed there is no room to move left or right, forward or … Continue reading the pen ten with yvonne adhiambo owuor