The Resource Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara, [with a preface by Wole Soyinka ; edited by Ellah Waktama Allfrey]

Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara, [with a preface by Wole Soyinka ; edited by Ellah Waktama Allfrey]

Label
Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara
Title
Africa39
Title remainder
new writing from Africa south of the Sahara
Statement of responsibility
[with a preface by Wole Soyinka ; edited by Ellah Waktama Allfrey]
Title variation
  • Africa 39
  • Africa thirty-nine
Contributor
Editor
Issuing body
Translator
Writer of preface
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
The Hay Festival brings its 39 Project to Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to identify the most promising writing talents under the age of 40 from Sub-Saharan Africa and its diaspora. From the list of 39 writers chosen by the judges, editor Allfrey has selected stories, extracts from novels, and other writings, many never before published, to create a collection of some of the most varied and exciting new work in world literature
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
823.010896
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PL8011
  • PL8013.E5
LC item number
  • .A47 2014
  • A47 2014
Literary form
short stories
Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara, [with a preface by Wole Soyinka ; edited by Ellah Waktama Allfrey]
Label
Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara, [with a preface by Wole Soyinka ; edited by Ellah Waktama Allfrey]
Publication
Note
  • Statement of responsibility from front cover
  • Translations by Lucy Greaves, Jethro Soutar, and Frank Wynne
  • "A Hay Festival and Rainbow Foundation Project in celebration of Port Harcourt UNESCO World Book Capital 2014"--Cover
  • Features work by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria), Richard Ali A Mutu (Congo), Monica Arac de Nyeko (Uganda), Rotimi Babatunde (Nigeria), Eileen Almeida Barbosa (Cape Verde), A. Igoni Barrett (Nigeria), Jackee Budesta Batanda (Uganda), Recaredo Silebo Boturu (Equatorial Guinea), Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond (Ghana-USA), Shadreck Chikoti (Malawi), Edwige-Renée Dro (Ivory Coast), Tope Folarin (Nigeria), Clifton Gachagua (Kenya), Stanley Gazemba (Malawi), Mehul Gohil (Kenya), Hawa Jande Golakai (Liberia), Shafinaaz Hassim (South Africa), Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria), Stanley Onjezani Kenani (Kenya), Dinaw Mengestu (Ethiopia-USA), Nadifa Mohamed (Somalia-England), Nthikeng Mohlele (South Africa), Linda Musita (Kenya), Sifiso Mzombe (South Africa), Glaydah Namukasa (Uganda), Kioko Ndinda (Kenya-England), Ondjaki (Angola), Okwiri Oduor (Kenya), Ukamaka Olisakwe (Nigeria), Chibundu Onuzo (Nigeria), Taiye Selasi (Ghana-Nigeria-England), Namwali Serpell (Zambia), Lola Shoneyin (Nigeria), Nii Ayikwei Parkes (Ghana), Novuyo Rose Tshuma (Zimbabwe), Chika Unigwe (Nigeria), Mary Watson (South Africa), Zukiswa Wanner (Zambia), and Mohamed Yunus Rafiq (Tanzania)
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Why radio DJs are superstars in Lagos, from the forthcoming novel Blackass
  • A. Igoni Barrett
  • Our time of sorrow, from the forthcoming novel
  • Jackee Budesta Batanda
  • Alú
  • Recaredo Silebo Boturu
  • Mama's future
  • Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
  • The occupant, from the forthcoming novel Azotus, the Kingdom
  • Shadreck Chikoti
  • The shivering
  • The professor
  • Edwige-Renée Dro
  • New mom, from a novel in progress
  • Tope Folarin
  • No kissing the dolls unless Jimi Hendrix is playing
  • Clifton Gachagua
  • Talking money
  • Stanley Gazemba
  • Day and night
  • Mehul Gohil
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The score, from a novel in progress
  • Hawa Jande Golakai
  • The pink oysters
  • Shafinaaz Hassim
  • Echoes of mirth
  • Abubakar Adam Ibrahim
  • The old man and the pub
  • Stanley Onjezani Kenani
  • Sometime before Maulidi
  • Ndinda Kioko
  • The banana eater
  • All our names, selection from the novel
  • Dinaw Mengestu
  • Number 9
  • Nadifa Mohamed
  • Rusty bell, from the forthcoming novel
  • Nthikeng Mohlele
  • Cinema demons
  • Linda Musita
  • Ebamba, Kinshasa-makambo, an extract from the forthcoming novel
  • Richard Ali A Mutu
  • Monica Arac de Nyeko
  • By the tracks, from the forthcoming novel Durban December
  • Sifiso Mzobe
  • from the forthcoming novel My new home
  • Glaydah Namukasa
  • I'm going to make changes to the kitchen
  • Ondjaki
  • Rag doll
  • Okwiri Oduor
  • This is how I remember it
  • Ukamaka Olisakwe
  • The tiger of the mangroves, from a novel in progress
  • from the forthcoming novel The wayfarers
  • Chibundu Onuzo
  • Hope's hunter
  • Mohamed Yunus Rafiq
  • from the novel Ghana must go
  • Taiye Selasi
  • The sack
  • Namwali Serpell
  • from the forthcoming novel Harlot
  • Lola Shoneyin
  • Rotimi Babatunde
  • Arroz Azucarado, from the forthcoming novel ¡Azúcar!
  • Nii Ayikwei Parkes
  • excerpt from work in progress
  • Novuyo Rosa Tshuma
  • Soham's mulatto, from Mood indigo, a novel in progress
  • Chika Unigwe
  • Migrant labour
  • Zukiswa Wanner
  • Hiding in plain sight
  • Mary Watson
  • Two fragments of love
  • Eileen Almeida Barbosa
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ocn870516971
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxii, 361 pages
Isbn
9781620407790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870516971

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