Is it dangerous to read ‘Things fall apart’ by the late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe? Will you tumble into the pit of despair? Will it evoke your darkest dreams of post-colonialism? Will it bring you to the edge of the existential cliff? Will you fall apart? Read about the danger of books.
The Egyptian writer and multi-talent Youssef Rakha taks in this interview about his latest endeavour in the world of literature: his novel The Crocidiles. In this novel Youssef writes about the relationship between literature and politics.
The South African writer Ishtiyaq Shukri travelled to the United Kingdom. He arrived at the airport Heatrow. He did not get any further. He could not travel to his house in London. What happened? Read about it here.
Five questions were asked and this Nigerian lady Pemi Aguda answered all five of them in an architectural way. She recently won the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize.