BY AMINATTA FORNA When I was a child I did not want to be a writer. Instead, I wanted to be many things. When I was seven I wanted to be an inventor. A few years later, and several career changes on, my new determination was to become a ... Daily Sun, 1 month ago
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By Amol Awuor The demise of Grace Ogot, who was buried last Saturday in Siaya County, has opened a can of literary worms. Literary scholars, readers, and critics have been rightly jostling for space on these pages to wish Dani (grandmother) ...Daily Nation, 2 weeks ago
A new organisation, Artists for Palestine UK , has mobilised hundreds of UK artists in support of Palestinian rights and produced a booklet arguing The Case for a Cultural Boycott of Israel . Follow them on Facebook and Twitter . On February 14, ...Boycott Israel Network, 1 month ago
Five women have made the shortlist for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. British newcomer Rebecca F John, whose first book will be published by Parthian this year, has been nominated for her story "The Glove Maker's Numbers", about ...What's New in Publishing, 1 month ago British Newcomer Vies With International Literary Names For Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award Booktrade - Book2Book, 1 month ago
More than 70,000 visitors flocked to the Lahore Literary Festival at the end of February, a dazzling celebration of Pakistani poetry, music, dance, history and politics. We wandered round Lahore's old city, dispersed round the capital at private ...New Statesman, 2 months ago Khushwant Singh remembered on day one of LLF Daily Times, 2 months ago Festival of enriched souls The Nation Pakistan, 2 months ago LLF-2015: art features as a prominent theme DAWN Group, 2 months ago
More than 700 creative professionals living in the Britain — including writers, visual artists, actors, musicians and many others — have signed up to a pledge to boycott collaboration with Israeli state-funded projects. The announcement marks ...Green Left Weekly, 2 months ago
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