Review: Finding Soutbek by Karen Jennings

I was kindly provided a copy of Finding Soutbek from the publisher, Holland Park Press, in exchange for an honest review.  Earlier this year Finding Soutbek caught my eye when it was shortlisted for the 2013 Etisalat Prize for Literature. Here is the blurb from GoodReads: “The focal point of the novel is the small… Continue Reading →

My Africa Reading Wishlist

My Africa reading wishlist is a personal reading list of African Literature I hope to get through in my lifetime.  I have been participating in KinnaReads’ Africa Reading Challenge for the last two years and originally created this reading list in response to her challenge.   If you’re looking for inspiration for your own foray into… Continue Reading →

2013 Etisalat Prize for Literature Shortlist

This year is the inaugural prize for the Etisalat Prize for Literature.  It is the first Pan-African literary prize created to recognize and reward debut fiction writers in Africa.  The winner will receive a £15,000 cheque.  The shortlist was released on 22 January after a retreat in Morocco where the judges narrowed down the prize finalists. (official… Continue Reading →

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