He who runs in every man perishes his life, just as the soul that runs in all souls perishes it’s spirit Biték
If you want to hide something from an African, put it in a book.
I have always been odd. Weird. When I was younger, I stuck out like a sore thumb in a time when it was extremely cool to fit in. I have had an overwhelming desire to be more than just the mould that society had cast for me even before I was born. My life was set in stone but I wanted that stone to be one I could write on my own story. A stone I could chisel and create something different than what was expected of me.
Author: Rosalind Russell Genre: Creative Non-Fiction Book Blurb: Veronica is a teenager when civil war erupts in South Sudan. Lonely and friendless after the death of her father, she finds solace in her first boyfriend, and together they flee across the city when the fighting breaks out. On the same night, Daniel, the son of a colonel, also makes his escape, but finds himself stranded by the River Nile, alone and vulnerable. Lilian is a young mother, who runs for her life holding the hand of her little boy Harmony – until a bomb attack wrenches them apart, forcing her …
Author: Joel Benjamin Ntwatwa (Nevender) Genre: Poetry Publishing House: Scribe House ISBN: 978-9970-757-01-5
Author: Rachael A.Z Mutabingwa Genre: Speculative Fiction Book Blurb: It is 1975, and it is 1850.The Twijuk family is trapped on the front lines of a civil war, and a terminal illness.AndKunda, the pregnant daughter of a Life-Witness is torn between her love for a former pirate and her duty as a half-spirit.
BOOK TITLE: Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be Alright. AUTHOR: Ukamaka Olisakwe PUBLISHER: The Indigo Press
Book Title: A Fledgling Abiba Author: Dilman Dila ISBN-13 : 978-1911486527
Book: Tumaini: The Captured Story of a Broken ManAuthor: Jade NovelistGenre: Poetry Anthology, Memoir Book Blurb: Tumaini is a poetry anthology written by Jade Novelist, that serves as a partial memoir, a dedication to his late son. In this anthology, Jade uses poetry to retell the story of his relationship with the mother of his son, the loss of his son, and his journey towards healing.
Book: Manchester HappenedAuthor: Jennifer Nansubuga MakumbiGenre: General Fiction, Short Story AnthologyISBN: 978-1786-0777-6-9