Reni Eddo-Lodge wins Jhalak prize for British writers of colour


The British writer, with Nigerian roots, has won an important literary prize. It is the Jhalak Prize for her book Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race.  In this book she talks about issues of race and the way people of whiteness react to that. The prize is for a writer of … Continue reading Reni Eddo-Lodge wins Jhalak prize for British writers of colour

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Reni Eddo-Lodge in conversation


Next month you will have the opportunity. At least those of you who live in or near London (United Kingdom). The celebrated Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be at the Royal Festival Hall and she talks to and with Reni Eddo – Lodge. Several topics are already known, but who knows ‘post colonial literature’ … Continue reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Reni Eddo-Lodge in conversation

‘I’ve come to you for reasons to be cheerful. Go!’


In this interview we meet the writer Reni Eddo-Lodge. She wrote the book Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race. She talks about race, so I assume that the other side in this interview is not a white person (it must be hard to define what is white, for most socalled white … Continue reading ‘I’ve come to you for reasons to be cheerful. Go!’