review LIKE A MULE BRINGING ICE CREAM TO THE SUN


Jos. Oh, Jos. Beautiful city in the sun. A place with fond memories. The times I walked the tree lined lanes. Greeting left and right. Traditional dress. Modern dress. Local. International. The sound of many languages. These memories came back when the main character of this book, Morayo da Silva, remembers Jos where she spent … Continue reading review LIKE A MULE BRINGING ICE CREAM TO THE SUN

Die Vergangenheit ist gegenwärtig


Berlin, the lively town with a rich history in Germany, will be a center of African literature in the month of April. On the 28th day of this month several writers from the African continent will come together with spectators and participants to talk about the presence of the past. Read more about it here. … Continue reading Die Vergangenheit ist gegenwärtig

Why I chose an African publisher over a western one


There are many writers on the African continent, there is a great longing to get published. Some writers reach the point of publication. But where will an average writer publish his or her book? Is there a local publishing house? Or in a neighbouring country? Or is a writer ‘forced’ to leave the continent and … Continue reading Why I chose an African publisher over a western one