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#refugeeswelcome no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbours running faster than you breath bloody...

no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbours running faster than you breath bloody.

Loved "Harmattan Rain" by contemporary Ghanaian author & friend Ayesha Harruna Attah! It was deservedly shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Cannot wait for the next one!

Loved "Harmattan Rain" by contemporary Ghanaian author & friend Ayesha Harruna Attah! It was deservedly shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize.

Welcome To Newssquare1: BUCHI EMMECHETA IS DEAD

Veteran author and literary icon, Buchi Emecheta died in London

(Zimbabwe) Yvonne Vera  – we love everything Vera wrote: Nehanda, Without a Name, Under the Tongue, The Stone Virgins, Butterfly Burning. Vera writes in a very particular way and either love her with all your soul or it will never work for you.

The Cost Of Womanhood: Yvonne Vera’s Prose Gives Voice To Unfortunate Women

(Zimbabwe) Yvonne Vera – we love everything Vera wrote: Nehanda, Without a Name, Under the Tongue, The Stone Virgins, Butterfly Burning. Vera writes in a very particular way and either love her with all your soul or it will never work for you.

West Indian Authors | Books, Quotes and a Cup of Coffee: GREENLIGHT by Kalpana ...

West Indian Authors | Books, Quotes and a Cup of Coffee: GREENLIGHT by Kalpana ...

Florence Nwapa: The mother of international Nigerian literature

"Florence Nwanzuruahu Nkiru Nwapa January 1931 – 16 October was a Nigerian author best known as Flora Nwapa. Her novel Efuru is among the first English-language novels by a woman from Africa.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Writing a Black Panther Marvel Comic Series

One of America's sharpest cultural commentators delivers a rich, abrasive meditation on the existential quandaries of modern American negro life.

A striking portrait of Chinua Achebe, the late #Nigerian writer. Read about his life here: http://zodml.org/v1qk

Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author of the novel ‘Things Fall Apart’ which is the most widely read book in modern African Literature.

Princess Abena Busia of Ghana, Poet and Academic, Associate Professor at Harvard University.

Professor Abena Busia, the current Chair of the Rutgers University Department of Women's and Gender Studies, is co-director and co-editor of the groundbreaking Women Writing Africa Project, a multi-volume anthology published by the Feminist Press at CUNY.

South African writer Kagiso Molope has written Dancing in the Dust, The Mending Season and This Book Betrays My Brother

South African writer Kagiso Molope has written Dancing in the Dust, The Mending Season and This Book Betrays My Brother

Women's Worldwide Web pays tribute to a woman remarkable for her generosity, her vivacity and her unique vision of the world—the renowned African poet, Ama Ata Aidoo.

Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic Ama Ata Aidoo.

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Novelist Colin Harrison promoted to Editor-in-Chief at Scribner

Novelist Colin Harrison Promoted to Scribner Editor-in-Chief

Novelist Colin Harrison promoted to Editor-in-Chief at Scribner

Writer and political activist Mariama Ba was born in 1929 in Dakar, Senegal .By the late 1970s she became a vocal activist for women's rights in Africa and a critic of the neocolonial system that had evolved in most of the newly independent African nations.  She  wrote about a number of feminist issues such as polygamy, mistreatment of women in Senegalese society, ostracism of the castes, the exploitation of women, violence against women, and lack of educational opportunities for girls.

Mariama Bâ (Senegal) - Her first novel, So Long a Letter is widely acknowledged as a seminal feminist text.

Ben Okori

Ben Okri OBE FRSL (born 15 March is a Nigerian poet and novelist. Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in

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