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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Young African Writers

Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder
5 years ago

Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder

“We weren’t dating, I was just a placeholder,” I say confidently, holding the mug to my lips, slit-like eyes watching you across the table, sipping coffee, my …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (03/28/15)
6 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (03/28/15)

2015 Bristol Short Story Prize

Deadline: April 30, 2015

This Prize is open to every published or …
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Book Review: Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta
6 years ago

Book Review: Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta

Happiness, Like Water was a pleasure to read. In this collection of ten short stories, Chinelo Okparanta takes us to and fro from Nigeria to the USA through the …
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Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go
7 years ago

Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go

It was James Baldwin that once said “I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to …
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