“This is real. It’s not juju, it’s not superstition. It’s just real.” Check out Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel – a whirlwind of a story which defies Western reality.
The publishing industry was scrutinised at a Q&A panel with the shortlisted Caine Prize writers.
Slum life, sexuality, gender and violence are all topics tackled by this year’s group of Caine Prize finalists.
Immigration, identity and displacement: Yomi Sode’s play, COAT, gives you a taste of the African diaspora experience – quite literally.
A feminist poem that explores the ‘inherited’ plight of women through the figure of the mother.
A lesbian exploration of feminine beauty depicted in free verse poetry.
A poem exploring Britain’s history of colonialism through the image of an oak tree.
The twists, turns and triumphs we can expect to see in Africa in 2018.
Michael Beasley examines how a culture of promiscuity has affected the queer community.
The dark narrative of neglect that inspired Lemn Sissay.
A one-man, autobiographical play which guides us through the experience of growing up in the foster care system.
Michael Beasley provides a queer analysis of Simeon Solomon’s ‘The Bride, The Bridegroom and Sad Love’.
A piece of history from the American Civil Rights Movement has found its way to Waterloo Bridge.