Reading

First African Woman to Be Awarded the Goethe Medal: Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa Wanner becomes the first African woman to win the Goethe Medal

‘The Gilded Ones’ by Namina Forna

Book Review of Namina Forna’s YA debut ‘The Gilded Ones’

In Conversation with Dorothy Koomson

Literandra Interview with best-selling Adult Fiction author Dorothy Koomson, talking about her new book, her writing career and more.

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 Angela Saini

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

‘Conjure Women’ by Afia Atakora

Review of Afia Atakora’s debut novel ‘Conjure Women’.

‘The Famished Road’ by Ben Okri

Review of Ben Okri’s ‘The Famished Road’, the first book in a trilogy that includes ‘Songs of Enchantment’ and ‘Infinite Riches’.

‘The Shadow King’ by Maaza Mengiste

Maaza Mengiste’s homage to the women who fought in the 1935 war against Italy.

Literandra at The Sankofa Book Club

Alessandra and Akaninyene join The Sankofa Book Club for their thirty-fifth podcast episode

In conversation with Jennifer N. Makumbi and Sylvia Arthur

Libreria Podcast recording with Alessandra, Jennifer N. Makumbi, and Sylvia Arthur.

‘An Act of Defiance’ by Irene Sabatini

Literandra Review of Irene Sabatini’s forthcoming novel ‘An Act of Defiance’.

In Conversation with Sara Collins

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