Emmanuel Iduma

Emmanuel Iduma is editor of Saraba Magazine, which he cofounded. He is author of the novel The Sound of Things to Come, first published as Farad in Nigeria, and A Stranger's Pose, a forthcoming book of travel stories.

Interview: Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀


Emmanuel Iduma

Why was it important to tell the story from Akin and Yejide’s point of view, to balance the narrative in that way?

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

I’m interested in how deeply subjective our experience of the …

Saraba’s Ongoing Work

The work of Saraba has remained fairly consistent for eight years—in the form of PDF issues of a magazine, poetry chapbooks, fiction supplements, special issues, and, in the last year, Saraba Weekly and the Manuscript Project—aimed at “creating unending voices,” …

Saraba Magazine on Home-Based Nigerian/African Literature

For a while now I have been fascinated by the idea that as cultural operators based on the African continent, and producing work here, we ought to think about the implications of home-based literature, of writing by writers who do …

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