‘My own books make me cry as I write – it’s pathetic’


There is a book she has underrated. It is book written by the Nigerian author Helon Habila. The book  was published in 2002. This comment was made by the Sierra Leonian Scottish writer Aminatta Forna. She made this comment and other comments about books in her life in this interview.  Advertisements

Literary journals are giving Africans a space to “write back” at the global culture


The heading if this article on literary journals on the African continent is an intriguing one. Why do I think so? You could read here that there are two worlds: one is the global culture and the other is the African culture. Global literature seems to have written about the African culture and now the … Continue reading Literary journals are giving Africans a space to “write back” at the global culture