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Issue 46

Wasafiri 46: Africa 05

Issue 46: Winter 2005

Africa 05

Interview with Abdulrazak Gurnah.

Fiction by Segun Afolabi, Brian Chikwava, Tolu Ogunlesi and Chika Unigwe

Poems by Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi

on Phaswane Mpe, Kabelo ‘Sello’ Duiker and Yvonne Vera, publishing Bessie Head and literary prizes and African literature

Reviews of ‘Africa Remix’ at the Hayward Gallery, Munzu Islam's Burrow, Ato Quayson's  Calibrations: Reading for the Social, Kwame Kwei-Armah's Elmina’s Kitchen and Jackie Kay's Life Mask



Susheila Nasta

Segun Afolabi
Fiction: In the Garden

Ranka Primorac
Blood on the Sand: Yvonne Vera’s Butterfly Burning and the Zimbabwean Tradition

Yannick Marshall
Bayakou and other poems

James Currey
Publishing Bessie Head: Memories and Reflections

Chika Unigwe
Fiction: Possessing the Secret of Joy

Lizzy Attree
Already Falling Apart? Phaswane Mpe, Kabelo ‘Sello’ Duiker and Yvonne Vera

Nisha Jones
Interviews Abdulrazak Gurnah

Brian Chikwava
Fiction: Zesa Moto Muzhinji

Anthony Downey
Art: Curating Africa: ‘ Africa Remix’ and the Categorical Dilemma

Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi
Poems: memories of Ibadanand Interview

Nana Wilson-Tagoe
Literary Prizes and the Creation of Literary Culture: Judging African Literature in Pan-Commonwealth and Pan-African Competitions

Tolu Ogunlesi
Fiction: Never Send Your Babies Out Nameless

Matt Kibble
The African Writers Series Reborn: An Electronic Edition

Caroline Rooney
Obituary: Yvonne Vera


Stephanie Newell
Biodun Jeyifo Wole Soyinka: Politics, Poetics and Postcolonialism
Ato Quayson Calibrations: Reading for the Social
Aderemi Raji-Oyelade Season of the Desert Flowers: Contemporary Women’s Poetry from Northern Nigeria, in New Women’s Writing in African Literature. African Literature Today

Emily Wroe
Manzu Islam Burrow

Deirdre Osborne
Kwame Kwei-Armah Elmina’s Kitchen

Felicity Hand
Abdulrazak Gurnah Desertion

Oyeniyi Okunoye
Toyin Falola and Barbara Harlow, ed Palavers of African Literature: Essays in Honour of Bernth Lindfors Vol 1
Toyin Falola and Barbara Harlow, ed African Writers and Their Readers: Essays in Honour of Bernth Lindfors Vol 2

Kathleen Starck
Jackie Kay Life Mask

John Masterson
Derek Wright, ed Emerging Perspectives on Nuruddin Farah

Christine Matzke
Martin Banham, ed A History of Theatre in Africa

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