Monthly Archives: October 2014

New interview by Uche Peter Umez


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…

New Fiction by Bode Asiyanbi (Nigeria)


Born in Oshogbo, Western Nigeria, Bode Asiyanbi was educated at Obafemi Awololwo University, Ile-Ife and Lancaster University where he holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing.He is a two-time winner of the BBC African Performance Playwriting Prize and worked with the BBC World Service Trust as a writer on its groundbreaking radio and television drama…

New poetry from Dawn Promislow (South Africa/Canada)

Dawn Promislow

The poetry section features poetry by Dawn Promislow, who was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa and has lived in Toronto since 1987. Her writing has appeared in Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Numero Cinq, Canopic Jar, Random House’s Hazlitt, SLiP (Stellenbosch Literary Project), Canadian Poetries and StoryTime, among others, and has been anthologized in TOK: Writing the New Toronto, book 5 (Zephyr Press, 2010), and African Roar 2012 (StoryTime Publications, 2012). Her debut short story collection, Jewels and Other Stories (TSAR Publications,…