Great plans are under way in Ibadan, that famous city in Nigeria. A city with a lively history. A history tied up with literature. The Ibadan Literary Society wants to make a map of Ibadan, connecting it with writers and books. I am looking forward to an interactive map on the internet to let me … Continue reading ibadan literary society
He is one of the shortlisted writers for the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing. His name is Masande Ntshanga. Nomonde Ntsepo from South Africa and England has a closer look at his book ‘Spaces’.
The chair of the jury of the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing writes about her thoughts on this year’s entries. Her name is Zoë Wicomb, she is from South Africa and she lives and works in Scotland.
The Nigeria-born writer Chigozie Obioma lives and works now in the United States of America. He is one of the many Africans in the Diaspora. He is now a professor of Literature at Nebraska University. In this article he writes about the use of the English language, especially by those for whom this language is … Continue reading the audacity of prose
I have not often paid attention to a book with photos. Here you have one. Just looking at the pictures on this website, makes me long for more. Two photographers took the pictures. Their names are Paolo Pellegrin and Alex Majoli. If you want to buy your copy you have to be in a hurry. … Continue reading collective book: congo
The publisher John Mwazemba from Kenya tells about his journeys in and out of the publishing world. His journey tells something about your deepest convictions in the world of writing.