wole soyinka prize for african

The preparations for 2016 are under way. Next year many literary prizes will be awarded. One of these prizes is the “Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa 2016”. The organizers call for submission of poetry collections by a single author from African descent (how many generations back till we have reached Africa? When Africa … Continue reading wole soyinka prize for african

nigerians have poor, retrogressive orientation

In the year 2012 the Nigerian author Jekwu Anyaegbuna won an important literary prize. The name of the prize is the “Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa”. Recently this writer spend time in Bulgaria where he had the opportunity to indulge in writing due to the Sozopol Fiction Fellowship. In this interview he recounts his experiences.  

to defeat isis, we must call

Violence exploded in Paris, the capital city of France. A city often associated with ‘love’. Not the first time, not in Paris, not in Beirut, not a beach in Tunesia, not in Syria etcetera etcetera.  Laila Lalami, born in Morocco, working and living in the United States of America, speaks her mind on these explosive … Continue reading to defeat isis, we must call