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Issue 58

Wasafiri 58

Issue 58: Summer 2009

Interviews with Lizzy Dijeh and James Kellman

Poems by Imruh Bakari

Fiction by Qurratulain Hyder and Kachi A Ozumba

Essay by Pauline Melville

Art Essay: The Indo-Persian Sublime

Articles on Hanif Kureishi, Bessora and reflections on teaching under Apartheid

Reviews of Indra Sinha's Animal’s People, Mohammed Hanif's A Case of Exploding Mangoes, Minoli Salgado's Writing Sri Lanka: Literature, Resistance and the Politics of Place, Fadia Faqir's My Name is Salma, Kei Miller's There is an Anger That Moves and Virtual Migrants edited by Kooj Chuhan



Pauline Melville
The Wapichan Dictionary

Qurratulain Hyder
Fiction: Confessions of St Flora of Georgia

Imruh Bakari

Roxy Harris
Interview with James Kelman

Rehana Ahmed
Occluding Race in Selected Short Fiction by Hanif Kureishi

Michael Creighton

Ananya Vajpeyi
Art Essay: The Indo-Persian Sublime

Manal Mohamed
Fiction: Sotto Voce

Michael Rice
Can we know the dancer from the dance? Some personal reflections on teaching
under apartheid

Andrew O’Donnell

Adele King
Bessora: A Writer With a Thirty-Eight Shoe Size

Bernardine Evaristo
Interview with Lizzy Dijeh

Kachi A Ozumba
Fiction: Police and Thieves


Heike Härting
Elizabeth Brown-Gilroy Middle Passages and the Healing Place of History: Migration and Identity in Black Women’s Literature
Lars Eckstein Re-Membering the Black Atlantic
Simi Bedford Not With Silver

Meena Alexander
Sudesh Mishra Diaspora Criticism
Vijay Mishra The Literature of the Indian Diaspora: Theorizing the Diasporic Imaginary
Ruvani Ranasinha South Asian Writers in Twentieth Century Britain: Culture in Translation
Minoli Salgado Writing Sri Lanka: Literature, Resistance and the Politics of Place

Sharon Pillai
Murli Melwani Indian English Stories: From Colonial Beginnings to Post-Modern Tales
C Vijayasree, Meenakshi Mukherjee, Harish Trivedi and T Vijay Kumar, eds Nation in Imagination: Essays on Nationalism, Sub-Nationalisms and Narration

Terri Ochiagha
Tim Woods African Pasts: Memory and History in African Literature

Vincent Carretta
Bernth Lindfors, ed Ira Aldridge: The African Roscius

Jonathan Morley
Mary Lou Emery Modernism, the Visual, and Caribbean Literature
Dohra Ahmad, ed Rotten English: A Literary Anthology
Kei Miller The is an Anger That Moves

Nisha Jones
Kooj Chuhan, ed Virtual Migrants: Exhale

Geoffrey Nash
Hisham Matar In the Country of Men
Fadia Faqir My Name is Salma

Sara Wajid
Mohammed Hanif A Case of Exploding Mangoes

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
Indra Sinha Animal’s People
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