In the past two years, African literature has undergone a renaissance of attention. Articles in the New York Times and The Guardian have noted the growing number of African literary stars; Continue reading
The authors selected for Africa39, a competition to identity thirty-nine of the most promising young talent under forty in sub-saharan Africa and its diaspora, Continue reading
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Alfred A. Knopf
Review by Colleen Lutz Clemens
It’s been four years since the 2009 publication of Chimamanda Adichie’s stunning short story collection The Things Around Your Neck. Continue reading
The Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s new book, Americanah, is a story of romance, race and the politics of hair Continue reading
The Healing World of Lucille Clifton
With Hurricane Katrina still heavy on her heart, poet Lucille Clifton sat down with Jacqueline Jones LaMon to discuss life, death, and poetry.
First-time novelist Marlon James chats with Felicia Pride about his novel, John Crow’s Devil, and the influence Jamaica has had on his work.
Let There Be Peace, Let There Be Life
Nigerian-writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reflects on her award-winning novel Purple Hibiscus and discusses future literary work with A. Naomi Jackson. Continue reading