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The Storm

A recollection of the fall of a once-great people

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In Conversation with TJ Benson

Literandra in conversation with TJ Benson about his writing and his first novel ‘The Madhouse’.

Divine Absalvation

A poem about self affirmation, written by Atieno Odera

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‘Memoirs of a Lazy Korfa’ by Tunmise Usikalu

Our review of “Memoirs of a Lazy Korfa” a book that plays out during a 3 week NYSC Camp in Kano

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10 African Inspired Speculative Fiction Books

A curated list of 10 contemporary works of African inspired speculative fiction

Invocation

A call to the past from the present - with a view to the future

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This is Not Au Revoir

A short story about love, loss, and the pursuit of happiness against all odds

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10 Memoirs and Autobiographies Written by Africans

10 Impactful, Inspirational, and Must-Read Autobiographies and Memoirs that were written by Africans.

In memory of Patrice Lumumba’s Independence Speech

A tribute to Patrice Lumumba and his Independence Speech.

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5 Feminist Novels Everyone Should Read

A recommendation of 5 African Feminist Novels by African Women Writers.

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’