Tag: Diriye Osman

  • Book digest: Diriye Osman, Fred Khumalo, Taiye Selasi, Warsan Shire

    Book digest: Diriye Osman, Fred Khumalo, Taiye Selasi, Warsan Shire

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Warsan Shire, Diriye Osman, Fred Khumalo, and Taiye Selasi. Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head by Warsan Shire Publisher:  Penguin Random HousePublication Date: March 1, 2022Genre: PoetryLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it:  Penguin Random House…

  • Somali author Diriye Osman wins Polari Prize 2014

    Somali author Diriye Osman wins Polari Prize 2014

    Somali author Diriye Osman has become the first African to win the Polari First Book Prize for his collection of short stories entitled Fairytales for Lost Children. So who is this Osman? He is a Somali-British short story writer, essayist, critic, and visual artist who insists that we write our own stories. His writing has…