December 2, 2012
Preface to Cry of the Owl Francis Mading Deng is currently South Sudan's first ambassador to the United Nations. His prolific career not...
Reviews
November 28, 2012
Inside Cinema Odeon in Asmara, no one stood at the marble and mirrored espresso bar. Three students sat amidst the two dozen gold formica...
retrospectives
April 18, 2012
At the beginning of February, twenty-two years ago, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front’s (EPLF) liberated the port city of Massawa. The...
retrospectives
April 13, 2012
An excerpt from chapter six, “Rome’s Rome,” I traveled as a kind of pilgrim. I wanted to witness the site of one of Africa’s greatest,...
retrospectives
March 26, 2012
Featuring selected works by Michael Adonai, Ermias Ekube and Yegizaw Michael. Michael Adonai was born in 1962, in Asmara. He joined the...
Poetry
March 16, 2012
Excerpted from a forthcoming book entitled Corpses on the Menu: Blood, Bullets and Bones Graduate of Clan War Academy Born in the eruption...
retrospectives
March 16, 2012
Three Eritrean students working on their MA degree in Theatre Studies at the University of Leeds in 2001 and 2002, decided to go a bit...
retrospectives
March 8, 2012
An excerpt from the foreword to Who Needs a Story? Who Needs a Story? is an anthology of poetry written in Tigrinya, Tigre and Arabic over...
retrospectives
February 27, 2012
Twenty years ago, in November 1992, Ghirmai Negash delivered “The Freedom of the Writer” as a speech at the then Officers Club in Asmara,...