Sacramento’s Stories on Stage Features Flash Fiction

Stories on Stage, which operates from mid-town Sacramento, continues to grow. Running every last Friday of the month, the series has featured writers from across the US and is preparing to feature African writers in June. The idea is brilliant: the stories are read by professional actors, and the events are well-attended. On Friday, May … Continue reading Sacramento’s Stories on Stage Features Flash Fiction

Zimbabwean Writer on 2011 US Foreign Press Center Media Tour

Zimbabwean writer, journalist, blogger, and gender activist, Delta Milayo Ndou will be touring Washington DC and Minneapolis in June as one of 20 journalists who have been identified by the Washington Foreign Press Center as emerging Global New Media Leaders. She is one of 4 African journalists - and the other African countries represented are … Continue reading Zimbabwean Writer on 2011 US Foreign Press Center Media Tour

New Novel focuses on the Zimbabwe Land Issue

I have started reading Na'ima B. Robert's Far from Home, which focuses on two types land reforms or seisures in Zimbabwe. From the moment I heard about this book, I liked its premise and have been looking forward to reading. I have begun, and so I far I am drawned to the background, cultural details … Continue reading New Novel focuses on the Zimbabwe Land Issue

African Literature and the Internet

I participated in a discussion of African writing and the internet. Below is an excerpt, as well as a link to One Ghana One Voice (OGOV) for the rest of the discussion. Prince Mensah: Considering the present shape of African writing, what visible steps are being taken to use the Internet as a medium of … Continue reading African Literature and the Internet