In some stories a plane plays an important role, in some movies as well. But the majority of books and movies are firmly grounded. The soil is important. A Cameroonian author works at the airport of Douala, the capital of Camaeroon. Nkiacha Atemnkeng tells in this article about the influence of the airport on his … Continue reading Cameroonian writer Nkiacha Atemnkeng spoke to us about his airport fiction
He works in the aviation industry and he is a writer. So it is not surprising the topic of the aviation industry pops up in his writing. In this short story you will read this connection first hand. Let is fly to another world with Nkiacha.
Earlier last month a writers’ workshop was held in Elmina, Ghana. This place used to be infamous as the last African place that young people who were transported as slaves to the western hemisphere would see. This time Elmina was a place of liberation for young aspiring writers who got the opportunity to attend a … Continue reading cain prize 2015 writers’ workshop