Tag: Collective Amnesia

  • Translations: Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, Akwaeke Emezi.

    Translations: Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, Akwaeke Emezi.

    Translations for work by Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, and Akwaeke Emezi are either here or in the works. Translations are an important part of any publishing ecosystem to thrive. Here is some work that you can expect to see in translation either on your bookshelf or in the not too distant future. The Hundred…

  • Koleka Putuma poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” now in Spanish.

    Koleka Putuma poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” now in Spanish.

    Koleka Putuma debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia is now available in Spanish. It was translated by Arrate Hidalgo & Lawrence Schimel and published by Flores Rara. Koleka Putuma is a South African award-winning performance poet, facilitator, and theatre-maker. Her work has travelled around the world, with her poetry garnering her national prizes, such as the…

  • World Exclusive: The Johannesburg Review of Books debuts on May 1, 2017

    World Exclusive: The Johannesburg Review of Books debuts on May 1, 2017

    The Johannesburg Review of Books, a new publication giving a view of world literature through African eyes, debuts on May 1, 2017. It’s been a good few days on the African literary scene right now with books galore emerging from exciting writers old and new, prizes awash, and literary festivals in the most obvious and…