Book Review : The Peculiars by Jen Thorpe

My first impressions about Jen Thorpe’s debut novel, The Peculiars, were that this would be a book about some strange people. So even before opening […]

Relevance, Inclusion, Unlearning : Thoughts in my Writivism 2017 Diary

You go to Writivism and you expect to see somewhat the same faces you see in the Literary fraternity. And expectations always turn into reality. […]

10 “Classics” To Read This Year

By the end of last year, I happened to be caught up in a discussion about Uganda’s best fiction works. One name kept coming up, […]

I am also Blue – Review of Donald Molosi’s “We Are All Blue”

Someone tell Donald Molosi, he needs a Ugandan name. Perhaps Musisi, like an earthquake -a bold shaker of things. And perhaps this is not too […]

Nigerian Author “Othuke Ominiabohs” Set To Tour East Africa

TND Press in collaboration with Fahimta Literary Discourse, today, announces that the sensational Nigerian thriller author, Othuke Ominiabohs would be touring two countries in East […]

Gambit: A Rebel Book Club’s Take.

Unexpected. But welcome. Turn The Page Africa book club delves into the intricacies and delicacies of The Mantle’s book “Gambit: Newer African Writing” and it […]

Adebayo Ayobami on “What is an African Story?”

UPDATED. During the recently concluded Writivism Festival at the Uganda Museum, I had the chance of meeting Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo and Shaun Randol of […]

Writivism 2016 : A Quiet Gaze

Amorphousness. Even though there was no agreement, this seemed to be the un-uttered agreement. That African literature is an amorphous affair looked at differently from […]

Writivism : Decolonisation. Books. Women.

My three days at Writivism, that is Day 1, Day 3 and Day 5 could be summed up in three words. Decolonisation. Books. Women. The […]

Just Read : The Headline That Morning and other Poems by Peter Kagayi

Today we shall listen to poetry While seated comfortably Peter Kagayi’s first words in his first poetry collection which are published by first time publisher […]