the top ten contemporary african writers

I could not find the date of publication of this article on African writers. It is a top ten of contemporary writers. Tops are always debatable. So is this one. I noticed Wole Soyinka is missing. He won a Nobel Prize for Literature, no mean achievement, in 1986. Or J.M Coetzee, who won the prize … Continue reading the top ten contemporary african writers

the unfinished reading of

On her death the writer Nadine Gordimer from South Africa received praise in glowing eulogies. But there has been some criticism as well. According to Godwin Siundu there was criticism from South African writers levelled against Nadine Gordimer. Why was that? Why did they criticize her? Has she been in a special position, because as … Continue reading the unfinished reading of