African authors to watch?

The longlist for the annual  Etisalat Prize for Literature has just been announced – this is a prize for first time authors

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Snapshot May 2016

I could pretend that I was up at dawn to greet the first of May in the time honoured way,

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Voices from the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize gives writers from countries not often seen outside their home nation, a chance to reach

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Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

In Cry, The Beloved Country Alan Paton expresses his love for South Africa and his fear for the future of

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The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma [2015 Booker shortlist]

In the small town of Akure in Nigeria, an ambitious father dreams of the illustrious futures awaiting his sons. Ikenna the

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