A review of ‘Four Hundred Souls’ edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keish N. Blain.
A personal reflection on the effects of colonialism, racism, and religion on the North African identity
Zukiswa Wanner returns with another instalment of ‘Virtually Yours’
A recollection of the fall of a once-great people
A review of ‘A Very Young Judge’, a short story by Leila Aboulela, published in the landmark anthology ‘New Daughters of Africa’.
Book Review of Ayesha Harruna Attah’s YA novel ‘The Deep Blue Between’, published in October 2020 by Pushkin Press.
A tribute to Patrice Lumumba and his Independence Speech.
A personal recollection of ‘Three Sisters’ – a play by Inua Ellams’ (after Chekhov) – and its relevance to Biafra
Book Review of ‘The Old Drift’ by Namwali Serpell.
An opinion piece that calls for the preservation of African oral traditions in written form, regardless of language
Ghanaian-born literary giant, Margaret Busby, talks to Alessandra about her second and most recent anthology, ‘New Daughters of Africa’
Jamaican poet laureate, Lorna Goodison, talks to Alessandra about her first-ever collection of essays – ‘Redemption Ground’