Tag Archives: African Literature

Fourteen Years

Ray’s submission was as expected. Having contributed several short stories to Jaguda Quarterly, the young writer’s love for blood and gore had become familiar. A cursory scan of the opening paragraph once again proved the genius with which the writer curated devastation. However, there was

A Firefighter Goes in Search of Fire

Kanyinsola thought long and hard about it. There he was, long and hard. And fretful. And she thought about this fretfulness, his fretfulness, long, and hard. For the duration of a blink she panicked at the enormity of it all. What had she gotten herself

Shortlist for 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature Announced

The Etisalat Prize for Literature, a prize awarded to the best novel by an African writer, has announced the short list for its 2015 award, Book Live reports. The books shortlisted are: Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Democratic Republic of Congo), The Story of Anna P,