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Find Out Why Nnedi Okorafor’s Fans Are Feeling So Inspired

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Africanfuturist writer Nnedi Okorafor stays busy. Yesterday, her fans got a peek into her life as a driven, hardworking creative when she shared a post on Instagram listing her “current TV/Film projects,” adding that she is also working on the third book in the Akata series. Instagram Caption: Here are my current tv/film projects, so […]

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Nnedi Okorafor, Akwaeke Emezi, Tochi Onyebuchi, Tade Thompson Are 2020 Locus Awards Finalists

The 2020 Locus Awards shortlists have been announced, and four African writers have books nominated in various categories. Akwaeke Emezi’s Pet and Tochi Onyebuchi’s War Girls are nominated in the Young Adult Novel category. Tade Thompson’s The Rosewater Insurrection/The Rosewater Redemption is nominated in Science Fiction Novel. Nnedi Okorafor for Binti: Sacred Fire in the Novelette […]

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#WeTurnToBooks: An Instagram Live Series | Nnedi Okorafor

Three cheers for Nnedi Okorafor, who kicked off the second installment of our #WeTurnToBooks series! Brittle Paper‘s #WeTurnToBooks series is an initiative that takes advantage of Instagram Live to help connect authors with readers in spite of the current global lockdown. The first installment revolved around the question of what literature can do for us […]

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#WeTurnToBooks Returns! Catch Nnedi Okorafor, Kiru Taye, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, & Ayesha Harruna Attah Live on Instagram

Hey Brittle Paper readers and followers! We’re excited to announce the second installment of our #WeTurnToBooks series on Instagram Live, happening throughout the month of June. Our line-up this time around includes Nnedi Okorafor, Kiru Taye, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Ayesha Harruna Attah — all authors who have recently published a new book, or have […]

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Your African Literary Horoscope: What To Read in May, Based on Your Star Sign

Looking for something to read this month of May? Why not let the power of celestial bodies decide? Below, we recommend books to read based on your May forecast. Check your star sign for some reading inspo! Aries As the first sign of the zodiac, you’re known for being a pioneer, always eager to kick […]

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Excerpt of Nnedi Okorafor’s Forthcoming Sci-fi Novella Remote Control

Last week, we shared the news of Nnedi Okorafor’s forthcoming sci-fi novella. Titled Remote Control and set in near-future Ghana, the Africanfuturist story tells the story of a girl named Sankofa, who wields enormous power as the adopted daughter of death. Set for a January 2021 release, the book is still 9 months away from […]

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Life in the Time of COVID-19 | What Some of Your Favorite Authors Have Been Up To: Nnedi Okorafor, Sulaiman Addonia, Inua Ellams, and More

How many weeks has it been since social distancing became the norm? We’ve lost count, but we’ve definitely been admiring over this past April the ways by which our favorite authors are filling up that lockdown time — ranging from baking to biking to picking up a guitar and more. Check them out below. 1. […]

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Nnedi Okorafor’s Forthcoming Book is a Sci-fi Novella Set in Near-Future Ghana

Last week, Nnedi Okorafor took to Instagram and Facebook to share some really big news with her fan. She has a new novella coming out. Her fans must be ecstatic. Here are all the details we have so far about the new book. The forthcoming sci-fi novella is titled Remote Control and is being published […]

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“I Have Come Undone” | Adichie Writes Moving Statement on Grieving for Her Father

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Chimamanda Adichie’s father, Professor James Nwoye Adichie, died on Wednesday June 10, 2020. Today, the author breaks her silence around […]

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Ouida Books is Currently Accepting Submissions for Her New Imprint LWM (2)

Lagos-based publishing press Ouida Books is accepting submissions for its new imprint LWM. LMW is the third addition to the […]

Wayétu Moore Announces New Novel Exploring Mami Wata Mythology

Wayétu Moore Announces New Novel Exploring Mami Wata Mythology

Liberian-American author Wayétu Moore is staying busy and productive. Barely a year since the release of her widely praised memoir […]

Tsitsi Dangarembga Petitions Parliament of Zimbabwe for Removal of Health Minister Obadiah Moyo

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On June 19, 2020, Zimbabwe Health Minister Obadiah Moyo was arrested on corruption charges for engaging in an illegal 60 […]

Is This Us? The Many Holes in Nigerian-American Portrayal of the Nigerian Experience | Damilola Oyedele | Essay

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A few weeks ago, as I watched Yvonne Orji explain Nigerian slang to her audience, feelings I couldn’t immediately name […]

The Meaning of Guernica | Umar Abubakar Sidi | Poetry

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  Guernica Celebration of modern fascism Horrific devastation in the Basque town of Guernica Monochrome grisaille Crawling analysis of the […]

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