‘Disgrace’ is one of the most important books by the Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee from South Africa, but who now resides in Australia. In this article the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi has a close look at this book in the context of the appraisal or the denunciation of the black female body.
Libyan writers in danger following attacks on 2017 collection, ‘Sun on Closed Windows’
The political in the North African country Libya is not very good. There is no central authority in the country since the demise of the writer of the little green book. Other writers have entered the state of disarray since militia have taken over different parts of the country. In this article you will find … Continue reading Libyan writers in danger following attacks on 2017 collection, ‘Sun on Closed Windows’
Petina Gappah speaks about the highs and lows
In this interview the Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah talks about the drives for her writing. What makes her trigger to write a story? She talks as well about life in present day Zimbabwe.