” We believe in the importance of creating an environment where people can learn from their different experiences, especially in relation to the black experience. We use the themes explored by our writers as a take-off point for accessing and excavating ideas through dialogue. We don’t shy away from difficult conversations or the depth and complexities of Africanness. I think we’ve generally been successful in achieving our primary goals: to promote, develop and celebrate creativity on the African continent. We’re very proud of our creative hub,” Lola Shoneyin.
E. C Osondu is a Nigerian novelist and an associate professor of English at Providence
What I find is that there is incoherence in literary criticism in Africa, and there is even more disturbing, a certain level of myopia – in that certain “critics” believe there should be only one way for African Literature to be written.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novels and collection of short stories have won numerous awards, including the