Maaza Mengiste’s homage to the women who fought in the 1935 war against Italy.
Alessandra and Akaninyene join The Sankofa Book Club for their thirty-fifth podcast episode
Libreria Podcast recording with Alessandra, Jennifer N. Makumbi, and Sylvia Arthur.
Literandra Review of Irene Sabatini’s forthcoming novel ‘An Act of Defiance’.
Sara Collins talks to Alessandra about her debut novel and future plans in an eight-part SPOTLITE exclusive interview
Book Review of Callie Browning’s debut novel ‘The Girl With the Hazel Eyes’
‘But I carry history in my blood’ (‘Silence Is My Mother Tongue’).
Review of Leila Aboulela’s short story collection, exploring notions of migration, belonging and ‘home’.
Nicole Dennis-Benn talks to Alessandra about her new book ‘Patsy’ in a four-part SPOTLITE exclusive interview
Review of an exciting yet socially critical coming-of-age-story, a feminist manifesto in the guise of a brilliantly written novel.
A story about scientific discoveries, the meaning of freedom, friendship, and family.
Meet the author of ‘The Hundred Wells of Salaga’: Ayesha Harruna Attah.