Like A Mule Bringing Ice Cream To The Sun by Sarah Ladipo Manyika// Book review

by Azeeza Adeowu Some people are so uncommon in the world of literature, especially as the main protagonist. The beggar is just the man the main protagonist walks past on the road, the old woman is the grumpy looking woman who lives next door, the taxi driver is the man that drives the main protagonist... Continue Reading →

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The 2018 Brittle Paper Awards: The Winners

The Brittle Paper Awards is our way of recognizing the finest, original pieces of literature by Africans available online for free. We began it in 2017 to mark our seventh anniversary.

Safia Elhillo, Koleka Putuma, Kemiyondo Coutinho in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Four writers have been named in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2018: Sudanese poet Safia Elhillo and South African performance poet Koleka Putuma—both of whom were shortlisted for the 2017 Brittle Paper Award for Poetry—Ugandan playwright-actress Kemiyondo Coutinho, and Nigerian writer-filmmaker Sonia Irabor. They are included alongside such entertainers as South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, South African singer Shekhinah, Nigerian... Continue Reading →

Meet Safia Elhillo, our poet of the day!!!

Safia Elhillo (Arabic: صافية الحلو‎)is a Sudanese-American poet famous for her written and spoken poetry. Elhillo received a BA from theGallatin School at New York University and an MFA in poetry from The New School. Elhillo is best known for her slam poetry performances and has performed all around the world. Elhillo has been praised for her work and has been the recipient... Continue Reading →

Goodreads Awards 2017: Adichie, Nnedi Okorafor, Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Arimah Nominated

Goodreads has announced nominations for its 2017 awards, and four authors having massively successful years—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nnedi Okorafor, Lesley Nneka Arimah and Ayobami Adebayo—are nominated. The awards are voted for by readers. Nnedi Okorafor, who has exploded onto a new level of fame this year, is nominated in the Science Fiction Category for Home,... Continue Reading →

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