Olumide Popoola shares her thoughts on her new novel When We Speak of Nothing.

Olumide Popoola is a London-based Nigerian German writer and speaker who presents internationally. Her novella, This Is Not About Sadness, was published by Unrast Verlag in 2010. Her play Also by Mail was published in 2013 by and the short story Collection Breach, which she co-authored with Annie Holmes, in 2016 by Peirene Press. Her... Continue Reading →


Petina Gappah Talks Her Writing Career, Law, and Zimbabwean Music, Languages and Politics

A little while back, Petina Gappah, who was recently named a judge for the 2018 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, had a conversation with Bongani Kona, 2016 Caine Prize finalist and Contributing Editor at Chimurenga Chronic. The interview was conducted for The Johannesburg Review. Gappah’s debut collection of stories, An Elegy for Easterly, won... Continue Reading →


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