By today’s standards, I wasted my teenage years. Consequently, I am filled with spite and resent today’s teenagers (who win Olympic gold medals, transform themselves into whatchamacallit-preneurs, and develop mobile apps during their lunch breaks). When I say ‘wasted’, I don’t mean that the thirteen nineteen I boarded headed straight to the land of [...]
E. E. SULE (Nigeria) takes the Africa prize for the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize, while Julian Jackson (South Africa) wins the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Africa Region.
Northeast Review invites writers and readers to send fiction, poetry, features, critical essays, translations, book reviews and illustrations… Northeast Review is open to submissions from all over the world, but particularly welcomes submissions that relate to any aspect of the literature of any of the regions within the Northeast (of India). For details check [...]
The Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) focuses on young people using the arts and other cultural aspects like language to express and engage in discourse in Africa. Among the CACE projects is WriTivism, which targets young writers and readers, and has been running since October 2012. CACE will be running a Writivism Festival in [...]
“Gatherings like these help us to know each other and keep Africa writing,” Jack Mapanje said.“We should not separate ourselves, we should not be discriminatory, and we should continue working for the good of each other.” He said the best of writers “represent the conscience and memory of their generation,” arguing that there should be [...]
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