Literary Zone

Zambian writer Ellen Banda-Aaku

Ellen Banda-Aaku is a writer from Zambia who has published seven books for children and two novels.She has also produced a radio drama and film (...)

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Ghanaian writer Nii Ayikwei Parkes

Nii Ayikwei Parkes is a Ghanaian-British writer and editor who has won acclaim as a children’s author, poet, broadcaster and novelist. Winner of multiple (...)

| 1 month ago | 690 views

Kenyan writer and translator Wangui wa Goro

Wangui wa Goro Born 1961 (age 59–60), Kenya Education University of Leicester; University of London; Middlesex University. Occupation: Academic, (...)

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Zimbabwean writer Brian Chikwava

Brian Chikwava is a Zimbabwean writer and musician. His short story "Seventh Street Alchemy" was awarded the 2004 Caine Prize for African writing in (...)

| 2 months ago | 1977 views

Nigerian writer Chika Unigwe

Chika Unigwe was born on 12 June 1974 in Enugu, Nigeria, the sixth of seven children. After completing her secondary school education at Federal Government (...)

| 3 months ago | 2220 views

Kenyan writer Mukoma Wa Ngugi

Mukoma Wa Ngugi is Associate Professor of Literatures in English at Cornell University and the author of The Rise of the African Novel: Politics of (...)

| 3 months ago | 1180 views

Egyptian writer Salwa Bakr

Salwa Bakr (born 1949) is an Egyptian critic, novelist and author. She was born in the Matariyya district in Cairo in 1949. Her father was a railway (...)

| 4 months ago | 2428 views

South African writer Sindiwe Magona

Sindiwe Magona was born on 23 August 1943, in the village of Gungululu in rural Eastern Cape (formerly Transkei). The first born of eight children, Magona (...)

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Australian writer Magan Magan

Magan Magan is a writer and poet based in Melbourne. He holds a Creative Writing degree from Victoria University. Magan is the author of From Grains to (...)

| 5 months ago | 2430 views

American poet Nikki Giovanni

Who Is Nikki Giovanni? Nikki Giovanni established Cincinnati’s first Black Arts Festival in 1967. She published her first book of poems, Black Feeling, (...)

| 5 months ago | 3483 views