Transcending the Flame: An Introduction by Emmanuel Sigauke

One of the greatest programmes run by the Writivism Literary Initiative is the Online Mentoring Programme for emerging writers across Africa. This programme results in a comprehensive list of stories that are published in an anthology like the one you are reading. As the Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) states, the purpose of the … More Transcending the Flame: An Introduction by Emmanuel Sigauke

Arabic Literature in Translation: 18 Works Forthcoming in Winter-Spring 2018

by M. Lynx Qualey Eighteen literary works translated from the Arabic and forthcoming in English translation between January 1 and June 20, 2018: January 2018  1 Concerto in al-Quds, by Adonis, translated by Khaled Mattawa, forthcoming from Yale University Press 2 Banthology, ed by Sarah Cleave, forthcoming from Comma Press 3 Frankenstein in Baghdad, by … More Arabic Literature in Translation: 18 Works Forthcoming in Winter-Spring 2018

Y. D Tetteh reminisces about winning 2016 Koffi Addo Prize for Nonfiction

1. What inspired your award winning story, Lost Futures Or: A Guide to Losing Love? I think I had been wanting to write about love – and my experiences of and around it – for a long time, but wasn’t quite sure how to do it. The marriage of my romantic partner, and the end of … More Y. D Tetteh reminisces about winning 2016 Koffi Addo Prize for Nonfiction