Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Who Fears Death’ Is Being Made Into an HBO Series
The fantasy writer’s 2010 novel will be adapted into a television series for HBO, executive produced by George R.R. Martin of Game of Thrones.
Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘Virus’ by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene
In anticipation of Monday’s Caine Prize announcement we review ‘Virus’ by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene—part 5 in our series.
Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘Bush Baby’ by Chikodili Emelumadu
Sabo Kpade reviews the Caine Prize 2017 nominee ‘Bush Baby’ by Chikodili Emelumadu.
These 4 African Writers Are Killing It This Week In the Literary World
Here are some African writers who’ve recently won or been shortlisted for major literary awards.
This 23-Year-Old Nigerian Author’s Afrofuturist Novel Has Been Picked Up By Fox Studios
Tomi Adeyemi’s debut fantasy novel ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ will be adapted into a film trilogy by Fox 2000.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Is the ‘One Book’ for New Yorkers to Read This Spring
‘Americanah’ was chosen as the novel for all of New York City to read this spring.
Nnedi Okorafor Tells the Story of How Publishers Once Tried to Whitewash Her Book Cover
Science fiction novelist, Nnedi Okorafor, took to Twitter yesterday to share her experience with whitewashing in the literary world.
Read an Excerpt From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s New Book on How To Raise a Feminist
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s letter to a friend on how to raise a feminist, has been adapted into a short book entitled ‘Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.’…
Watch Chimamanda Adichie Explain “What Americans Get Wrong about Africa” In This Animated Interview
Chimamanda Adichie talks stereotypes and African representation in an interview with the Atlantic.
Hisham Matar’s The Return: Touching Bottom in an Ocean of Grief
This memoir of returning to Libya after the fall of Gaddafi will absolutely break your heart. It is also really really good. Read it.
Solange Claps Back at Commenter Who Questioned Why Her Son Speaks French Instead of an African Language
An exchange between Saint Record founder Solange and an Internet troll underscores a larger debate within African literary circles.