Blogging has become a phenomenon across the world, providing an informal platform that creates access to differing human experiences in numerous contexts. In our interests, we hardly ever look to the north of Africa to see the wealth of literary content that is pouring out of there. Here is a list of young Sudanese literary bloggers and writers who will serve as an introduction to the range of talent to be found in Sudan.
Jade Gibson opens up about the process of writing her debut novel, Glowfly Dance, a lyrical and poignant tale of domestic abuse and family trauma based on real-life events.
Despite the fact that the more known African writers write in English, French and other non-indigenous languages, TIA’s Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire argues that there is proof that writing in indigenous languages on the continent has a bright future
Why is there an absence of African women in nonfiction writing? Why is there a perception of so-called “feminine” subjects as less important than the “masculine”? Writer Valérie Bah explored the questions this week at a workshop in Uganda.
A TIA must-read