20 Must-read African fantasy novels


Not just the new ones but also the old ones, that could be classified as fantasy novels. Novels with a hint of another world, with other possibilities. Hidden from one eyes, or is it? Have a closer look at this list. By the way, how much snow is there still at the top of Kilimanjoro? … Continue reading 20 Must-read African fantasy novels

She got that glow


The Nigeria-rooted academic and writer Nnedi Okorafor has been on a steady climb in the world of literature and entertainment. She graced the red carpet with the man who accompanied her. To many the name of the man, George R.R. Martin, is more famous than Nnedi Okorafor, at least to some. To her fanbase Nnedi … Continue reading She got that glow

In Conversation: Nnedi Okorafor on Venom, George R.R. Martin and


There seems to be no end in publicity for the work of Nnedi Okorafor. She has left her academic career and is now devoted totally to her writing career, a career that doubles as an adventure. In this interview she tells more about her relationship with the man behind Game Of Thrones. His name is … Continue reading In Conversation: Nnedi Okorafor on Venom, George R.R. Martin and

2018 Hugo Awards


In the long list with many categories we find one familiar name, in the category Award for Best Young Adult Book. Her name is Nnedi Okorafor with her Nigerian roots and her roots in traditions that tend to confuse and excite readers, both young and old. The names and books of winner will be made … Continue reading 2018 Hugo Awards

Black Panther’s Badass Female Warriors Are Getting Their Own Spin-Off


Heroes used to be men. With a exception that could be hard to find. Things are changing. More and more heroes are walking and taking action in their femininity. It could be the Amazons in the olden days of the Greek. It could be Lara Croft, even in her re-issue. But now a new set … Continue reading Black Panther’s Badass Female Warriors Are Getting Their Own Spin-Off

This is Afrofuturism


Writers in the field of futurism, or scifi or fantasy. Film producers that put a new world on the screen. Artists that delve into their past and their cultural past and project their fantasies in the future. Art is on the move, fast forward. In this article you will some highlights of this movement to … Continue reading This is Afrofuturism