THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK


This book is a collection of twelve stories written by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Most of these stories have been published before, some under another title, one has even been published twice before finding itself in this collection.  Let me state first that I have enjoyed these stories very much. They have been … Continue reading THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

TJ Benson’s Short Story Collection to be Published by Parresia


Some stories linger on, from one magazine to another. Some stories fade away after the first readers have moved to other shores. Some stories have been left behind and no one searches for the lost words. Now publisher Parresia has decided to collect and to put together between covers short stories written by T.  J. … Continue reading TJ Benson’s Short Story Collection to be Published by Parresia

Ahmed Suk Suk


Many stories can be told about the situation in Sudan, the split between north and south, the atrocities, daily life. David L. Lukudu wrote a story that won the second prize in a competition that led to the book ‘I know two Sudans’.   David hails from Sudan, moved to Uganda and Kenya, now he … Continue reading Ahmed Suk Suk

Bethlehem


Stories abound. People tell stories when they sip tea. When they meet friends in the streets. When they talk with their children at nighttime. Stories float in the air, walk over soily paths, hide in the innermost being op people. Chika Unigwe has decided to write down one of these stories that she met. A … Continue reading Bethlehem