I am a graduate student of literature and modernity from South Africa. I've worked in the publishing industry in Cape Town and I am currently reading for my DPhil at the University of Oxford. In my spare time I can be found swimming laps, on my yoga mat, or reading for pleasure.
As 2018 winds down, Africa in Words is taking a small break over the holiday period to gear up for a new year full of exciting plans. As a new Associate Reviews Editor myself, I can vouch for the efforts… Read More ›
Chris Abani‘s introduction to this strange and unsettling collection of noir shorts reveals the essence of the collection’s geographical inspiration: “the unsettled darkness that continues to lurk in the city’s streets, alleys, and waterways.” Lagos is the first African city… Read More ›
Supa Modo, Kenya’s submission to the 2019 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Film category, tells a tale of terminal illness, community, and the power of pretending. When there is nothing more the doctors can do for her, Jo (Stycie… Read More ›