A New Short Story by Mwinji Siame (Zambia)

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Our latest fiction feature is a short story entitled “It All Became Like Poetry” by Mwinji Siame, who holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in International Relations (Honours) from the University of Cape Town. She was born in Zambia but has lived in South Africa for the last sixteen years. Prominent themes in her fictional…

New poems by Shawn Aveningo (USA)

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Check out our poetry section for new poems by Shawn Aveningo,  globally published, award-winning poet who can’t stand the taste of coconut, eats pistachios daily and loves shoes … especially red ones! (redshoepoet.com) She believes poetry, especially when read aloud, is the perfect literary art form for today’s fast-paced world due to its power to…

New Fiction by Wise Nzikie Ngasa (Cameroon)

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Wise was born in Bamenda, North West Cameroon, where part of growing up involved reading most of the novels in his father’s small library. His short story entitled ‘Devils’ won third prize at the 2014 Writivism International Short Story Contest held in Kampala, Uganda, where he also took part in the Writers’ Studio Workshop. He…

The Golden Baobab Prizes announce 2014 Judges

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Accra, Ghana – Golden Baobab has announced the judges for the 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes. Established to inspire the writing and publishing of African stories that captivate the minds of children, the prizes award $20,000 to talented African writers and illustrators. It also offers publishing and training opportunities to its honorees.     The 2014…

Golden Baobab Prizes announce 2014 Shortlisted Writers

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Accra, November 2, 2014 – The Golden Baobab Prizes have announced their shortlisted writers for 2014. Established to inspire the writing and publishing of African stories that captivate the minds of children, the prizes award $20,000 to talented African writers and illustrators. The prize package also includes publishing and training opportunities to honorees. For the…

New Short Story by M. Gail Moore (USA)

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We present a debut short story by M. Gail Moore, who was born in Northern California and graduated from San Francisco State University. Ultimately, she joined the faculty of a community college on the West Coast in the late 1990s. She has written book reviews and several non fiction articles about her travels in Mexico, Thailand, Guatemala,…

New interview by Uche Peter Umez

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Our new interview features a conversation between Uche Peter Umez and Uche Nduka, two Nigerian writers with a lot to offer to world literature. Uche Peter Umez writes poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, and stories for children. An Alumnus of the International Writing Program (USA), Uche has participated in residencies in Ghana, India, Switzerland and…