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Issue 65

Wasafiri 65

Issue 65: Spring 2011

Interviews with Richard Ford, Hanan Al-Shaykh and Mohammed Uma

Fiction by Toby Litt, Bobby Nayyar and Bina Shah

Poems by Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Poems by Marina Boroditskaya, Sergey Gandlevsky and Maria Falikman

Art Essay on Shezad Dawood

Articles on Tanzanian verbal art, Eliesui Lema and Orchestra DDC Mlimani Park, Ola Rotimi's Akassa You Mi

Winners of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2010

Reviews of Andre Brink's A Fork in the Road, Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Dreams in a Time of War, Lorna Goodison's From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island and Kei Miller's 'sThe Last Warner Woman



Lucienne Loh
Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the Caine Prize for African Writing

Hirsh Sawhney
An Interview with Richard Ford

Toby Litt
Fiction: Joseph & Emmanuel

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Lawrence Scott
Golconda: Sugarcane Life Stories

Bina Shah
Fiction: Peter Pochmann Goes to Pakistan

Sergey Gndlevsky, Marina Borditskaya and Maria Falikman
Contemporary Russian Poetry

Sally Miller
Art: Shezad Dawood: Narrative, Myth and Translation

Aaron L Rosenberg
Form and Theme as Unifying Principles in Tanzanian Verbal Art: Elieshi Lema and Orchestra DDC Mlimani Park

Winners of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2010:
Barbara Jenkins
Life Writing: It's Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White

Noel Williams
Poetry: The Anthropology of Loss

Jackie McCarrick
Fiction: The Visit

Jane Ryan
Fiction: Minding Romiya

Anna Ball
'Things That Walk With Me: An Interview with Hanan Al-Shaykh'

Marylin Hacker and Deema Shehabi

Bobby Nayyar
Jay Singh

Ogaga Okuyade
Tenanting the Landlord: History, Identity Conflict and the Struggle for Resources in Ola Rotimi's Akassa You Mi

Asia Zgadzaj
Taking Things Forward: An Interview with Mohammed Umar


Louis James
Andre Brink A Fork in the Road
Ngugi wa Thiong'o Dreams in a Time of War
Lorna Goodison From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island

Katrin Berndt
Brendon Nicholls Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Gender and the Ethics of Postcolonial Reading
Arlene E Elder Narrative Shape-Shifting: Myth, Humour and History in the FIction of Ben Okri, B Kojo Laing and Yvonne Vera

Andre Naffis-Sahely
Derek Walcott White Egrets

Donna Landry
Rafiq Schami The Dark Side of Love

Jo Collins
Melanie Joseph-Vilain and Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds Postcolonial Ghosts

Minoli Salgado
Elleke Boehmer and Stephen Morton, ed Terror and the Postcolonial
Nivedita Majumbdar, ed The Other Side of Terror: An Anthology of Writings on Terrorism in South Asia

Birte Heidemann
R Cheran, VIS Jayapalan and Puthuvai Rathnathurai Wilting Laughter: Three Tamil Poets
Shanta Acharya Dreams That Spell The Light

Mridula Nath Chakraborty
Radha Chakravarty, ed Vermillion Clouds: A Century of Women's Stories From Bengal

Claire Chambers
Daniyal Mueenuddin In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

Anjana Basu
Ruchir Joshi, ed Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories

Maeve Tynan
Kei Miller The Last Warner Woman
Cecil Browne The Moon is Following Me

Jeffrey Mather
Martin Moir Not Exactly Shangri-La

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