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Chronicling the African Renaissance

african fiction

Of Books and Almost Lost Dreams
5 years ago

Of Books and Almost Lost Dreams

Faith, God, Merfolk (or mammy water as we call them locally), adventure, love, and all the trappings of African folklore make Weeping Cherry an adult, urban fantasy novel …
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Broken beyond repair: A short story by Portia Dery
5 years ago

Broken beyond repair: A short story by Portia Dery

It was a hot Friday afternoon.

“Everything must be perfect; the food, the curtains, the mats and even the lawn,” he said to me.

Book Review: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta
5 years ago

Book Review: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta

‘Always remember that you are mine,’ says Aku-nna’s father before he dies. But as Aku-nna approaches womanhood her ambitious uncle makes plans to marry her off for a …
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