Chinelo Okparanta

Mwinji Siame pens a love letter to Under the Udala Trees

Writing for The Afro Vibe, Mwinji Siame has written a love letter to Chinelo Okparanta’s 2015 debut novel Under the Udala Trees:

Chinelo Okparanta, Dinaw Mengestu and Yaa Gyasi make Granta’s list of the best young American novelists

Granta has chosen its third list of the ‘Best of Young American Novelists’, including the Nigeria-born Chinelo Okparanta, Ethiopia-born Dinaw Mengestu and Ghana-born Yaa Gyasi.

2017 International Dublin Literary Award shortlist announced

Three African authors have been shortlisted for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award – the ‘world’s richest literary prize’.