Monday, July 22, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Oil On Water: A Short Story by Sandra A. Mushi

“We have arrived,” a soft voice woke me up...

Zahrah the Windseeker: An Excerpt from the Nnedi Okorafor Novel

Prologue: My World   (From Zahrah the Windseeker) When I was born,...

The Pressure Cooker: Fiction by Deleteh Bank

“What would you like to be when you grow...

Sefi Atta’s Lawless & Other Stories

Lawless & Other Stories By Sefi Atta Whether she is...

Mourning Gunter Wilhelm Grass, Author of ‘The Tin Drum’

I have been reading The Tin Drum since December...

Every Day is for the Thief…A Review by Tolulope Ogunlesi

Lagos is a marketplace, bigger and more exciting than...

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Ali Znaidi: A poem is a kind of selfie captured in words

Ali Znaidi is a widely anthologised writer. A Tunisian...

Gender in African Literature Today: A Conversation with Asante Lucy Mtenje

Asante Lucy Mtenje is a Malawian academic, creative writer,...

Harry Garuba: In Praise of “the Thursday People”

Harry Garuba who passed in February 2020 was a...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

…tying the knot of Nigerian unity Characters ManWoman Performance Note  There is a...

Abiodun Salako: After the Demise of a Certain Venus

AFTER THE DEMISE OF A CERTAIN VENUS & today you...

Shadows of a Coming Darkness: Poems by Bello Akeem

SHADOWS OF A COMING DARKNESS There’s a Mammoth on the...

Poets are Poor: Two Poems by John Chizoba Vincent

POETS ARE POOR Omawumi birthed venom yesterday She won’t marry me...

LAST MONTH ...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

This is what happens to my tears and the...

Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

IDANRE Woman you are sad!‘Tis the same with me.—Ralph Armattoe. I.My...

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

I am Tafadzwa. When I left Harare last month...

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

She can’t sleep. It must be the worry, seasoned...

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

FINAL BANQUET OF DESIRES It is prison culture to give...

Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

It’s so cold. My nostrils are clogged. My cheeks...

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

   Sista mi, how you naw? It has been...

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