The topic of Afrofuturism is hot item in the world of letters, but it has also reached the screen through the movie The Black Panther. One of the imposing voices in this world of Afrofuturism is the writer Nnedi Okorafor. Next month she will speak at the University at Evanston (United States of America). The … Continue reading Afrofuturism: Re-Imagining the Future of Africa with Nnedi Okorafor
In the long list with many categories we find one familiar name, in the category Award for Best Young Adult Book. Her name is Nnedi Okorafor with her Nigerian roots and her roots in traditions that tend to confuse and excite readers, both young and old. The names and books of winner will be made … Continue reading 2018 Hugo Awards
A British newspaper has written an extensive article on important writers from all over the world. Some of these 50 writers come from Africa and have already some name for themselves.
Heroes used to be men. With a exception that could be hard to find. Things are changing. More and more heroes are walking and taking action in their femininity. It could be the Amazons in the olden days of the Greek. It could be Lara Croft, even in her re-issue. But now a new set … Continue reading Black Panther’s Badass Female Warriors Are Getting Their Own Spin-Off
There seems to be no end to the creativity of the writer Nnedi Okorafor, who has strong roots in Nigeria, but also in the future. It is a very intruiging combination: Nigeria and the future. She writes about it like literary superwoman. Here you find a recent short story by her. Do not confuse this … Continue reading “Mother of Invention”
How important is romance in modern day cinema and in modern day literature? We could give many examples of the romantic inclination of many characters and protagonists in modern art. But there is more. The woman finds a man. A man finds a woman, or all kinds of other possibilities. Also we find women discovering … Continue reading 13 Self-Love Stories About Women Finding Themselves Instead Of “The One”