Is NoViolet a victim of West’s propaganda? | The Herald
“WE NEED NEW NAMES”, NoViolet Bulawayo’s debut novel, which was recently shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, excited more international acclaim than any Zimbabwean book in the recent past.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on her new novel | Telegraph UK
The Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s new book, Americanah, is a story of romance, race and the politics of hair
There Was a Country by Achebe | NYT
There Was a Country by Chinua Achebe by Adam Nossiter Rumors of Nigeria’s demise have been somewhat exaggerated. This turbulent and magnetic African megastate endures despite its intense regional, religious and
Chibundu Onuzo Speaks | Brittle Paper
Interesting stuff keeps coming out of the Nigerian literary scene, the most recent of which is the publication of Chibundu Onuzu’s Spider King’s Daughter by prestigious British publishing house, Faber and Faber.
Uzodinma Iweala – The Morning News
Uzodinma Iweala by Robert Birnbaum Politics can be dangerous in some parts of Africa, but childhood can be even more risky. A conversation with Uzodinma Iweala about what’s breaking the continent apart—and what’s holding it together.
Goretti Kyomuhendo: Interview
Every Woman by Beatrice Lamwaka Originally appeared in Mosaic #24, June 2009 Born in 1965, Ugandan writer Goretti Kyomuhendo is one of the founding members of FEMRITE, the Ugandan Women Writers’ Association and Publishing House where she worked as the programme coordinator for ten years (1997-2007). FEMRITE was created out of a belief that gender-defined…