Tolu Ogunlessi on the 21st Century Nigerian Literary Scene

Tolu Ogunlessi discusses the Nigerian literary scene since 2000 in this rich article entitled "Things Fall Together: Nigeria's literary scene in the 21st century", which is so good I think Tolu should consider making literary profiles for other African regions. I have the feeling that in all African regions, there has been an increase in … Continue reading Tolu Ogunlessi on the 21st Century Nigerian Literary Scene

Book Review: YOUNG ZIMBABWEAN WOMEN POETS BREAK SILENCE

Title: Sunflowers in Your Eyes – Four Zimbabwean Poets Editor: Menna Elfyn Publisher: Cinnamon Press ISBN: 978-1-907090-13-4 Year: 2010 Reviewed by Tinashe Mushakavanhu  Zimbabwean poetry has been largely a choir of male voices. The absence of women is too visible in KZ Muchemwa’s Zimbabwean Poetry in English (1978), Musaemura Zimunya and Mudereri Kadhani’s And Now … Continue reading Book Review: YOUNG ZIMBABWEAN WOMEN POETS BREAK SILENCE