the audience does not treat me


I thought the announcement was made at the recently held Franschhoek Literary Festival (South Africa). I am talking about the writer Thando Mgqolozana. He said that he will no longer attend white literary festivals. He is not the first one to say so, and he will not be the last, I presume. Thando had made … Continue reading the audience does not treat me

new book about saharawar poetry


This is must be my first post on a literary event connected to Western Sahara. The event itself was held in London (United Kingdom). A collection of poetry was launched, titled ‘Settled Wanderers’. The collection has been put together by  Sam Berkson and Saharawi writer Mohamed Sulaiman.

press release 2015 winners


When I looked at the press release I did not find 2015 winners, I found only 2 winners. Probably these two are as good as those 2015 winners. One winner has roots in Sudan, the other winner has roots in Uganda. The prize is given by Brunel University, London.