He is of the opinion: Literature is life. His name is Denja Abdullahi and he is the outgoing vice-president of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). But this is not the end of his affair with the ANA, because he will take the helm of the organization. Here you will find an interview with him.
Uzodinma Iweala wrote the book ‘Beasts of no nation’ , the story of a child-soldier in an unmentioned country, set in Africa. I was very impressed by this book. Now the book has been made into a movie, a movie shot in Ghana. Abraham Atta, who stars as the young soldier got a prize at … Continue reading beasts of no nation
The publication of a dictionary is an important event for every language. A dictionary shows the new words that have entered a language, but a dictionary also shows the words that proceed towards oblivion. Words that are attached to a time gone by. Words that have been replaced by other words. Words are adrift. Read … Continue reading genoeg geflankeer
She has not been forgotten. Her poems are still around. Her life of torment and joy and a watery sea. Her name has been attached to a literary prize, and the shortlist for this year has been made known.