Literary Zone

Poetry: Be Still, Sierra Leone

Be Still Sierra Leone By Patricia Ngadie Baby Bashiru-Kargbo, Germany. Sierra Leone my blessed land; throughout creation you are called blessed. (...)

| 6 days ago | 1662 views

Poetry: What is the Word

What is the Word By Samuel Beckett for Joe Chaikin folly - folly for to - for to - what is the word - folly from this - all this - folly from all (...)

| 1 month ago | 8861 views

Novel: Molloy

Molloy By Samuel Beckett. The Sucking Stones sequence. I took advantage of being at the seaside to lay in a store of sucking-stones. They were (...)

| 1 month ago | 9314 views

Poetry: Watermaid

Watermaid By Christopher Okigbo, Nigeria EYE OPEN on the sea, eyes open, of the prodigal; upward to heaven shoot where stars will fall from. Secret (...)

| 3 months ago | 2216 views

Poetry: Politikal Kolonkos

Politikal Kolonkos By Fayia Sellu, California, USA They don’t have to change brothels But some, they do, often. Send to: Adressee, homeless (...)

| 3 months ago | 2342 views

Profile: Senegalese Writer Mariama Ba

Mariama Bâ (April 17, 1929–August 17, 1981) was a Senegalese author and feminist, who wrote in French. Born in Dakar, she was raised a Muslim, but at an early age

| December 2018 | 16414 views

Soyinka’s Nobel Speech

On December 8 1986,Wole Soyinka (pictured) the Nigerian dramatist, novelist and poet received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Stockholm, Sweden. Here is (...)

| October 2018 | 4965 views

Short story: Orman and the Konkorkula

Orman and the Konkorkula By Gibril Koroma, Toronto, Canada Dedicated to the late Jose Saramago, Nobel Laureate (Literature) Orman takes his (...)

| August 2018 | 4685 views

Non-fiction: Taste of Africa’s good taste and fun

Toronto: Taste of Africa’s good taste and fun By Gibril Koroma, Toronto, Canada It’s a beautiful Saturday July 14 at Caledonia Park in Toronto, Canada. (...)

| August 2018 | 4768 views

Poetry: The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan

The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan By Fayia Sellu, USA Orwell couldn’t see, yet understand The fourth blind man of Hindustan What happened to (...)

| June 2018 | 4362 views

Profile: Ngugi Wa Thiongo

NgĹ©gÄ© wa Thiong’o born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer, formerly working in English and now working in GÄ©kĹ©yĹ©. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, (...)

| May 2018 | 7040 views

Poetry: Ministers to the Toothless

Ministers to the Toothless By Taban Lo Liyong When I am old and my teeth are gone or rotted Let me age away near KFC or MacDonald’s hotel: (...)

| April 2018 | 5661 views