These women breaking the tradition of writing novels – BBC News Africa

1634470835 These women breaking the tradition of writing novels BBC

an hour ago Photo credit, Kate stanworth In our series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe examines how the tradition of storytelling in Somalia has changed since the civil war. I recently met award-winning writer Ubah Cristina Ali Farah at a literary festival on the Italian island of Sicily. She is one of a … Read more

Writing Paths – A Journey into the World of Migrants and Exiles, with Nobel Prize for Literature Abdulrazak Gurnah

Writing Paths A Journey into the World of Migrants

East Africa was in the spotlight this year in Sweden, with the Swedish Academy awarding the 2021 Nobel Prize to British novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, of Tanzanian descent. Little known to the French-speaking general public, the Anglo-Tanzanian is the second African writer from sub-Saharan Africa to win this prestigious award, after the Nigerian Wole Soyinka, distinguished … Read more

Literature. Kazuo Ishiguro or writing like a sword fight

Literature Kazuo Ishiguro or writing like a sword fight

The British writer, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Literature, has just published a new novel, Klara and the Sun, which will be released in France in September. In this interview given to Guardian, he confides in his writing process and on the themes that are dear to him: the exploration of feelings and … Read more

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