Filmed Interviews

In [another] Conversation with Sylvia Arthur

Sylvia Arthur, founder of Libreria Ghana, talks to Alessandra about the future of her library

In Conversation with Margaret Busby

Ghanaian-born literary giant, Margaret Busby, talks to Alessandra about her second and most recent anthology, ‘New Daughters of Africa’

In Conversation with Lorna Goodison

Jamaican poet laureate, Lorna Goodison, talks to Alessandra about her first-ever collection of essays – ‘Redemption Ground’

In Conversation with Maaza Mengiste

Ethiopian-American author, Maaza Mengiste, talks to Alessandra about her most recent book – ‘The Shadow King’ – and the real-life events that inspired it.

In Conversation with Angela Saini

British author, broadcaster, and journalist, Angela Saini, talks to Alessandra about her most recent book – ‘Superior: The Return of Race Science’

In Conversation with The Sankofa Book Club

Akua Boateng and Melody Obeng, co-founders of The Sankofa Book Club, talk to Alessandra about life, books, and the stories that inspire them

In Conversation with Olúmìdé Pópóọlá

Olúmìdé Pópóọlá talks to Alessandra about her most recent novel ‘When We Speak of Nothing’

In Conversation with Leye Adenle

Leye Adenle, author of ‘Easy Motion Tourist’ talks to Alessandra about his thriller series, and the real-life stories that inspired them

In Conversation with Sara Collins

Sara Collins talks to Alessandra about her debut novel and future plans in an eight-part SPOTLITE exclusive interview

In Conversation with Chigozie Obioma

Two-time ManBooker Prize Shortlisted Author, Chigozie Obioma talks to Alessandra in a SPOTLITE Exclusive interview.

In Conversation with Toni Kan

Toni Kan talks to Alessandra in a three-part SPOTLITE exclusive interview.

In Conversation with Nicole Dennis-Benn

Nicole Dennis-Benn talks to Alessandra about her new book ‘Patsy’ in a four-part SPOTLITE exclusive interview