Literary activism in Côte d’Ivoire:

Language is a continuing problem in the African literary world. In what language to write, publish, read? Do I make use of the languages that harbour colonial vestiges? Do I focus on a local language?  In this article four colonial languages are being mentioned: French, Spanish, English and Portuguese. But could I add also the … Continue reading Literary activism in Côte d’Ivoire:

Abidjan Lit : comment cinq activistes ivoiriens veulent

Abidjan has a Collective, a group of 5 people of the Abidjan Lit. 5 people who want to pay attention to literature and stir up things. This Collective (mind the major C) has a digital following of about 50000 people. Read more about this digital collective in this article.  

Seven Francophone African writers

At times I overlook the input of writers from Francophone Africa. Probably I have read more writers from North Africa as from other parts of the continent. An Ivorian lady by the name of Edwige-Renée Dro will give us an impression of the names to look for in your search for writers that use the … Continue reading Seven Francophone African writers