ASL mentioned in The Sunday Guardian (Nigeria)

Nigerian author, scholar and critic Kole Omotoso mentions Nicklas Hållén's presentation on Okadabooks and waithood at Elizade University in his column in this week's Sunday Guardian. You can find the column here. Omotoso is one of Nigeria's literary giants and his novel The Edifice (1971) was published in the formative African Writers Series.

Interview with Stevie Nii-Adu Mensah (Mensahighlife), Swedish-Ghanaian musician and author of It’s so Cold Oo by Nicklas Hållén

African Street Literature: I just listened to a radio segment from the Swedish public service radio where you were interviewed in the capacity of a member of Ghanas growing returnee community. Can you say something about your background? Stevie Nii-Adu Mensah: I was born in 1981 in Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden. I was born into an... Continue Reading →

Poems by Ikenna Okeh

Ikenna Okeh has kindly given us permission to publish the following, previously unpublished poems. The Plain Across The Sea Across some treacherous sea lay a stretch of fertile plain To the distant sights it lay alluring and plain It beckoned the adventurous soul to come But too many knew what of such adventures had become;... Continue Reading →

Interview: Poet and novelist Ikenna Okeh

Nicklas Hållén: What is your background? Where did you grow up and what is your educational background? Ikenna Okeh: I come from a middle class home, the second of six children. My father is a businessman who has ventured into many businesses – from dealing on automobile spare parts, car sales, industrial supplies, and lately,... Continue Reading →

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