Conversations

Yvonne Owuor: Shape-changing Worlds

In this conversation, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is open, cheerful and energetic. It occurred to me, in the course of the conversation, that the language she expressed herself was similar to the one in which her acclaimed novel Dust is written.

The Importance of Poetry #2 – Su’eddie Vershima Agema

We asked the poets shortlisted for the PEN Nigeria/Saraba Poetry Prize 3 questions about their practice and contemporary poetry, and they responded with staggering insight. Here is Su’eddie Vershima Agema, author of Tales one shouldn’t tell often.

 

Su’eddie Vershima Agema

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