Literary Zone

Poetry: Politikal Kolonkos

Politikal Kolonkos By Fayia Sellu, California, USA They don’t have to change brothels But some, they do, often. Send to: Adressee, homeless (...)

| February 2019 | 3137 views

Profile: Senegalese Writer Mariama Ba

Mariama Bâ (April 17, 1929–August 17, 1981) was a Senegalese author and feminist, who wrote in French. Born in Dakar, she was raised a Muslim, but at an early age

| December 2018 | 20662 views

Soyinka’s Nobel Speech

On December 8 1986,Wole Soyinka (pictured) the Nigerian dramatist, novelist and poet received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Stockholm, Sweden. Here is (...)

| October 2018 | 5995 views

Short story: Orman and the Konkorkula

Orman and the Konkorkula By Gibril Koroma, Toronto, Canada Dedicated to the late Jose Saramago, Nobel Laureate (Literature) Orman takes his (...)

| August 2018 | 5434 views

Non-fiction: Taste of Africa’s good taste and fun

Toronto: Taste of Africa’s good taste and fun By Gibril Koroma, Toronto, Canada It’s a beautiful Saturday July 14 at Caledonia Park in Toronto, Canada. (...)

| August 2018 | 5554 views

Poetry: The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan

The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan By Fayia Sellu, USA Orwell couldn’t see, yet understand The fourth blind man of Hindustan What happened to (...)

| June 2018 | 5095 views

Profile: Ngugi Wa Thiongo

NgĹ©gÄ© wa Thiong’o born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer, formerly working in English and now working in GÄ©kĹ©yĹ©. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, (...)

| May 2018 | 8193 views

Poetry: The Belly Remains

The Belly Remains By Tchicaya U Tam’si, Democratic Republic of Congo. Sure the belly remains chaste under a treasure of white bones then open (...)

| April 2018 | 12029 views

Poetry:Agony of the Fatherland

By Kellie Keita, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. From the east or west, they are all the same ; methods diverging but motives akin Fair is foul and foul is fair Macbe

| March 2018 | 6529 views

Oracle of the Povo

By Dambudzo Marechera (RIP), Harare, Zimbabwe. Her vision’s scrubland Of out-of-work heroes Who yesterday a country won And today poverty (...)

| March 2018 | 11085 views

Ghanaian Writer Ayi Kwei Armah Speaks

Ayi Kwei Armah (born 1939) is a notable Ghanaian writer. Early life and education Born to Fante-speaking parents, and descending on his father’s side (...)

| February 2018 | 6815 views

Poetry: We Rise Again

We Rise Again By Jacob Palmer, New Jersey, USA. I saw the morning sun rising from its night-time slumber Peeping through the mountain peaks and (...)

| January 2018 | 9162 views