Literary Zone

Guinea Bissauan writer Abdulai Sila

Abdulai Silá (also Silla, Sila; born 1 April 1958 in Catió), is a Guinea-Bissauan engineer, economist, social researcher and writer. He is the author of (...)

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French writer David Diop

Born in Paris in 1966, David Diop spent most of his childhood in Senegal before returning to France for his studies. In 1998, he became a professor of (...)

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Sudanese writer Tayeb Salih

Tayeb Salih (July 1929 – 18 February 2009) was a Sudanese writer, cultural journalist for the BBC Arabic programme as well as for Arabic journals, and a (...)

| 2 months ago | 2130 views

British-American writer Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi (born 2 November 1979) is a British-American writer and photographer. Of Nigerian and Ghanaian origin, she describes herself as a "local" of (...)

| 2 months ago | 2506 views

2022 Booker Prize Winner from Sri Lanka

Dear reader, The moment we’ve been building up to all year has finally arrived: the winner of the Booker Prize 2022 has been announced! And it is… (...)

| 3 months ago | 1169 views

Nigerian writer Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedimma Nkemdili "Nnedi" Okorafor (formerly Okorafor-Mbachu; born April 8, 1974 is a Nigerian-American writer of science fiction and fantasy for both (...)

| 3 months ago | 3295 views

For Gbanabom Hallowell

For Prof. Gbanabom Hallowell A distinguished Sierra Leonean writer and people person, who has journeyed to the land of our forefathers. Often when (...)

| 4 months ago | 3187 views

Mia Couto, Mozambican Writer

António Emílio Leite Couto, better known as Mia Couto (born 5 July 1955), is a Mozambican writer. He won the Camões Prize in 2013, the most important literary (...)

| 4 months ago | 3130 views

Irish writer Ola Majekodunmi

Ola Majekodunmi is an Irish journalist, commentator, Gaeilgeoir, and creator. Career Majekodunmi started presenting a radio show with Raidió na Life in (...)

| 5 months ago | 3173 views

New Zealand writer Gigi Fenster

Giovanna (Gigi) Fenster (born 1963/64) is a South African-born New Zealand author, creative writing teacher, and law lecturer. Life Fenster was born in (...)

| July 2022 | 910 views

Swedish writer and activist Lovette Jallow

Lovette Jallow , born July 19, 1984 in Gambia , is a Swedish activist in anti-racism. In August 2019, the Jallow Raoul Wallenberg Prize was awarded. She (...)

| June 2022 | 1419 views

British writer Yrsa Daley-Ward

Yrsa Daley-Ward is an English writer, model and actor. She is known for her debut book, Bone, as well as for her spoken-word poetry, and for being an (...)

| June 2022 | 3914 views