October 27, 2016
October 27 marks the 85th birthday of celebrated Egyptian feminist, writer and doctor, Nawal El Saadawi. With a bibliography consisting of...
blog
September 11, 2014
Bongani Madondo is a South African writer who, for the better part of his life, has been tip-toeing around words in search of the perfect...
blog
April 14, 2015
African Literature...Says Who? The Last 50 Years with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Kenyan born and internationally acclaimed, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o is the...
retrospectives
September 26, 2013
In everyday usage in the languages and cultures with which I am familiar, a "writer" is a person who produces literature--that is, a...
podcast
September 2, 2015
“Because it was a competition thing, I never got to sign off on the book,’ says author Andrew Miller in response to why he chose the name...