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Issue 42

Wasafiri 42: Making Tracks - 20th Anniversary Issue

Issue 42: Summer 2004

Making Tracks: 20th Anniversary Issue

Interviews with Anita Desai and Derek Walcott

Fiction by Leila Aboulela, Bernardine Evaristo, Jackie Kay, Earl Lovelace, Jamal Mahjoub and Marina Warner

Poems by Kamau Brathwaite, Lorna Goodison, Mimi Khalvati and Lawrence Scott

Essays by Abdulrazak Gurnah and Michael Ondaatje

Art Essay on Raqib Shaw



Susheila Nasta

Maggie Gee
Interviews Anita Desai

Romesh Gunesekera
Fiction: The Spin Doctor

Chika Unigwe
Fiction: On the Train From Leuven

E A Markham
Poems: Women on the Verandah, Reflects and So What’s it Like?

Lorna Goodison
Poem: At the Keswick Museum

Marina Warner
Fiction: Cancellanda

Stewart Brown
Branch and other poems

Ama Ata Aidoo
Fiction: Feely-Feely

David Dabydeen
Interviews Derek Walcott

Minoli Salgado
Fiction: Heart

Earl Lovelace
Fiction: Just A Movie

Phyllis Shand Allfrey
Fiction: Parks

Jackie Kay
Fiction: The Blazing Sky

On Writing
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Writing and Place

Michael Ondaatje
Pale Flags: Reflections on Writing Anil’s Ghost

Kamau Brathwaite
Poem: Agoue

Richard Dyer
Interviews Raqib Shaw

Mimi Khalvati
Poems: Blessing and The Children

Jonathan Barker
Interviews Susheila Nasta

Aamer Hussein
Extract from Hibiscus Days

Tabish Khair
Shakuntala in the Backwoods and other poems

Olive Senior
Canefield Surprised by Emptiness and other poems

Martin Bennett
Bird Souq, Riyadh: An Expatriate Guide and other poems

David Dabydeen
Excerpt from a novel in progress

Bernardine Evaristo
Extract from Soul Tourists

Sridhar Rajeswaran
A Music of their own and other poems

Lawrence Scott
Poem: Egrets Over Port-of-Spain: 1990

Ravinder Randhawa
Fiction: Normal Times

Jamal Mahjoub
Fiction: The Obituary Tango

Leila Aboulela
Fiction: Baby Love

Elleke Boehmer
Fiction: 'Skin' from Work in Progress
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