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Issue 114, Summer 2023

Wasafiri 114: Windrush – Writing the Scandal

Wasafiri 114, guest co-edited by Henghameh Saroukhani and John McLeod, considers how we aesthetically and politically reckon with the Windrush scandal. The lead feature comes from Gary Younge, while our interviews for this issue are with Caryl Phillips and Hazel V Carby. You can also expect our usual range of fiction, art, life writing, poetry, and reviews.



A Loss of Innocence

Lead Feature

Gary Younge


Claiming Space in a Hostile Environment: Journeys of Migration; Topographies of Exclusion: Refugees, Windrush, and the Politics of Space


Hazel Carby; Caryl Phillips


The Axe Forgets, But The Tree Remembers


Ira Mathur


James Goodwin; Hannah Lowe; Momtaza Mehri; Roger Robinson

Life Writing

Zita Holbourne

Review Essay

'Penguinising' Black Britain


Natasha Brown, Assembly;
Tony Fairweather, Twenty-Eight Pounds and Ten Shillings: A Windrush Story;
Zaffar Kunial, England's Green

and more...

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