Articles tagged "African Literature"


The Girl Who Carried a Gun

When we were children, my older cousin Solomon hopped like a rabbit.  After failing the eighth grade, he started selling animal hides from the country, which he would carry himself or load onto a…...

A Roundup of International Literary Series: University Presses

This March, when Indiana University Press publishes Alain Mabanckou’s early novel, Blue White Red (first published in French in 1998), it will be the fourth book by the irrepressible Congolese…...

Support the Publication of Geoff Wisner’s “African Lives”

Words without Borders is pleased to announce that writer, editor, and WWB contributor Geoff Wisner's second book, African Lives: An Anthology of Memoirs and Autobiographies, will be appearing…...

from Wanderings

In the Country of Sands There are hours apart, very mysteriously privileged moments, when certain lands reveal to us, during sudden intuition, their soul, in some way their own essence, when we develop…...