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Issue 79

Wasafiri 79: Celebrating Thirty Years

Issue 79: Autumn 2014

Celebrating Thirty Years

Fiction by Fred D'Aguiar, Sandra Jensen, Meghna Pant and Balvinder Singh Banga

Poems by Lorna Goodison

Interviews with  Gurinder Chadha, Alexandra Dugdale, Elaine Feinstein, Bonnie Greer, Daljit Nagra and Deirdre Osborne

Essays by Bidisha, Kei Miller and Caryl Phillips and Tomas Zmeskal

Articles on the future of paper books

Art Essay: Contemporary Art in Wasafiri

New Generations feature with Jay Bernard, Anita Bhaghwandas, Gabisile Lucy Dladla, Inua Ellams, Jyoti Guptara, Flavia Iriarte, Meena Kandasamy, Jack Little, Vladimir Lucien, Sharanya Manivannan, Dashen Naicker, Thiong'o K Ngugi, Warsan Shire and Jerrold Yam


Susheila Nasta

Caryl Phillips
Revisiting The European Tribe

Fred D'Aguiar
Fiction: English Rules

Deirdre Osborne
A Conversation with Bonnie Greer

Lorna Goodison

Daljit Nagra
A Conversation with Gurinder Chadha

Richard Dyer
The Changing Face of Contemporary Art in Wasafiri

A M Bakalar
The Future of Paper Books

The literary cultures of the future

Kei Miller
Poetry in the Age of Hypermedia (or - an introduction to the Hyperpoem)

Sasha Dugdale
A Conversation with Elaine Feinstein

Tomáš Zmeškal (with Suzana Dudić)
Some Observations from Prague

New Voices
Balvinder Singh Banga
Fiction: To Work for a Living

Meghna Pant
Fiction: The Gecko on the Wall

Sandra Jensen
Fiction: Gone Fishing

New Generations

Jay Bernard
Bolgie 6 & 7

Anita Bhagwandas
The Final Beginning

Gabisile Lucy Dladla
Bury Pessimism, Carry me Hope

Inua Ellams

Jyoti Guptara
Quest for Immortality (Entries from the dairy of a bestselling twin author)

Flávia Iriarte
Antipoem I - Me & Nicanor Parra & Violeta Parra

Meena Kandasamy
This list shall remain incomplete, indefinite, infinite ...

Jack Little
Football, Faith and Mexico

Vladimir Lucien
Hands in the World

Sharanya Manivannan
Giving It Away

Dashen Naiker

Thiong'o K Ngugi
Gladstone and Lovelace

Warsan Shire

Jerrold Yam


Florian Stadtler
Reviewing Reviews

Gabriel Gbadamosi
Review Essay: Writing from Elsewhere

Caryl Phillips
Derek Walcott: The Journeyman Years: Occasional Prose 1957-1974 (Volume 1: Culture, Literature and Art, ed. Gordon Collier; Volume 2: Performing Arts, ed. Christopher Balme and Gordon Collier)

Tabish Khair
Kaiser Haq, ed and introduction The Collected Poems of Shahid Suhrawardy
Razmik Davoyan Whispers & Breath of the Meadows

Louisa Adjoa Parker
Lorna Goodison Oracabessa
Philip Nanton Island Voices from St Christopher and the Barracudas

Jeffrey Mather
Julia Lin Miah
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