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Issue 50

Wasafiri 50: Queer Postcolonial Special Issue

Issue 50: Spring 2007

Interviews with Saleem Kidwai, Dorothea Smartt, Valerie Mason-John and Ruth Vanita

Poems by Christopher Barnes, Jackie Kay, Saradha Soobrayen and d’bi young

Fiction by Maureen Duffy and Suniti Namjoshi

Articles on Zionism, queer diasporas and Albert Memmi and a queer reading of Wole Soyinka’s The Road

Reviews of Shyam Selvadurai's Swimming in the Monsoon Sea, Andrew Lesk's Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East, Upamanya Chatterjee's Weight Loss and Because I Have a Voice: Queer Politics in India edited by Arvind Narrain and Gautam Bhan



Sara Salih

Jarrod Hayes
Circumcising Zionism, Queering Diaspora: Reviving Albert Memmi’s Penis

Saradha Soobrayen

Maggie Gee
‘Bringing the Head and the Body Together’: Valerie Mason-John and Dorothea Smartt in conversation

Suniti Namjoshi

Maureen Duffy
An Extract: Illuminations

Christopher Barnes

Caroline Smith
Hide and Seek with Rebels: Tracing Contemporary Queer Art in Cracks and Rips

Keguro Macharia
Miri ya Mikongoe

Ian Iqbal Rashid

Gautam Bhan
Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai in conversation

Jackie Kay

Gillian Hanscombe
Blue Women

Chris Dunton
‘If You Like Professor, I Will Come Home With You’: Advocating a Queer Reading of Wole Soyinka’s The Road

d’bi young

Luke Reid

Linton Kwesi Johnson
Obituary: Louise Bennett, Voice of a People


Denise deCaires Narain
Elleke Boehmer Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Kanika Batra
Arvind Narrain and Gautam Bhan, ed Because I Have a Voice: Queer Politics in India

Andrew Lesk
Shyam Selvadurai Swimming in the Monsoon Sea
Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers

Drew Shaw
Brian Whitaker Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East

Bruce King
Upamanya Chatterjee Weight Loss

Sabine Broeck
Pia Thielmann Hotbeds: Black-White Love in Novels from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean
Francoise Ugochukwu Iniobong I Uko Gender and Identity in the Works of Osonye Tess Onwueme

Annie Paul
Anne Walmsley Art of the Caribbean: Selection of Postcards and Texts

Bill Schwarz
Sarah White et al, ed A Meeting of Continents: The International Book Fair of Radical black and Third World Books

Leila Kamali
Nicole Moore, ed Brown Eyes: A Selection of Creative Expression by Black and Mixed Race Women

Susanne Muhleisen
LKJ Live in Paris with the Dennis Bovell Dub Band, CD

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