Royal African Society Presents Africa Writes 2016

Royal African Society presents Africa Writes 2016, an annual literature and book festival to showcase established and emerging talents from the African continent and its diaspora in what is now the UK’s biggest celebration of contemporary African writing taking place over an exciting summer weekend. The festival features book launches, readings, author appearances, panel discussions,…

My journey through Nadine Gordimer’s “July’s people”

Hello my fellow Literatis…just a quick one. I don’t know if it’s just me, but I’ve been reading a book (July’s people) and I don’t seem to like the narrative strategy of the writer (Nadine Gordimer). Probably the book might seem nice to some readers, but I practically struggled through the whole reading process, and…

Literati… The beginning

Maya Angelou The beauty of literature cannot be over emphasized, so let me not try to. To start the literati segment of this blog, I’d like to use the beautiful quote of an icon I had hoped to meet in this life, but which will no longer be possible, buy might be possible in the…