Stories about Literature from January, 2017
"Perhaps Emecheta’s grandest legacy was making us realise that feminism isn’t alien to Africa. She clearly defined African feminism as one that is different from that of the West."
“I feel that I am in exile not just physically, my mind is also in exile."
"...for the first time, Jamaican women see their stories of sexual assault and questions of self-worth being tackled on the page without it demonizing them or portraying them as caricatures."
“The prisoners can write about anything they like. Even though they’re locked up, I want to see them setting their imagination free.”