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Issue 81

Wasafiri 81

Issue 81: Spring 2015

Fiction by Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh, Stanley Onyewuchi, Amyn Rafiq and Dreux Richard

Poems by Kamau Brathwaite, Nina Bhatt, Amali Rodrigo, Beverley Nsengiyunva, Louisa Adoja Parker

Interviews with James Berry, Anita Desai, Shyam Selvadurai and Minoli Salgado

Essay by Sasenarine Persaud

Articles on trauma and terror in Janette Turner Hospital's Orpheus Lose, and Wally Carr and the writing process

Art Essay on Jacqueline Bishop: Jamaican Views, Frames, Vistas and Images

Winners of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2014

Reviews of Meta DuEwa Jones's The Music is Music: Jazz Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to Spoken Word, Hanif Kureishi's The Last Word, Xiaolu Guo's I Am China, Tash Aw's Five Star Billionaire, Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Gaiutra Bahadur's Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, Yvonne Adhimbo Owuor's Dust and Stephen Morton's States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law 


Sharmilla Beezmohun

Kamau Brathwaite

Hannah Lowe with Myra Barrs
James Berry at Ninety

Sasenarine Persaud
Letter from Boston

Cheryl Sterling
Jacqueline Bishop: Jamaican Views,  Frames, Vistas and Images

Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh
Fiction: Junction (Translated from the Hindi by Madhu Singh)

Filippo Menozzi
The Art of the Custodian: An Interview with Anita Desai

Nina Bhatt

Amali Rodrigo

Beverley Nsengiyunva

Louisa Adjoa Parker

Stanley Onyewuchi
Fiction: Room 103: What It Feels Like to be Free

Amyn Rafiq
Fiction: In the Mood for Love

Dreux Richard
Fiction: Grasp the Heart of Everything

Minoli Salgado
'Autobiographies of Time and Place': Shyam Selvadurai in Conversation

Gaele Sobott
My Longest Round: the life story of Wally Carr - The Writing Process

Bárbara Arizti
Working through Trauma in a Time of Terror in Janette Turner Hospital's Orpheus Lost

Winners of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2014
Aurvi Sharma
Pnina Shinebourne
Aria Aber
Simon Van der Velde


Lauri Ramey
Review Essay: Current Criticism on African American Poetry
Jon Woodson Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s
Meta DuEwa Jones The Music is Music: Jazz Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance to Spoken Word
Howard Rambsy II The Black Arts Enterprise and the Production of African American Poetry

Nauman Khalid
Hanif Kureishi The Last Word

Fiona Doloughan
Xiaolu Guo I Am China

Florian Stadtler
Tash Aw Five Star Billionaire
Mohsin Hamid How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Abdullah Khan
Daniel Brook A Future History of Cities
Amit Chaudhuri Calcutta: Two Years in the City

Asha Rogers
Caroline Davis Creating Postcolonial Literature: African Writers and British Publishers
Peter J Kalliney Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Alexander Bubb
Jan Montefiore, ed In Time's Eye: Essays on Rudyard Kipling
David Sergeant Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884 - 1901

Peter Leman
Stephen Morton States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law
David Johnson Imagining the Cape Colony: History, Literature, and the South African Nation

Joanna Collins
Carla Calargé, Raphael Dalleo, Louis Duno-Gottberg and Clevis Headley, ed Haiti and the Americas
Yannick Lahens The Colour of Dawn

Nathanael Mannone
Layla Al-Zubaidi and Matthew Cassel, ed Writing Revolution: The Voices from Tunis to Damascus
Mikala Hyldig Dal, ed Cairo: Images of Transition: Perspectives on Visuality in Egypt, 2011-2013

Jennifer Upton
Maureen Perkins, ed Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)biographical Studies
Geoff Wisner, ed African Lives: An Anthology of Memoirs and Autobiographies

Rashi Rohatgi
Gaiutra Bahadur Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture

Lizzy Attree
Nthikeng Mohlele Small Things
Yvonne Adhimbo Owuor Dust

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