Namwali Serpell

Do African writers need glossaries? Namwali Serpell considers this contentious question

In an article for the New York Review of Books, Namwali Serpell adds her voice to the ‘Sisyphean’ glossary debate in African writing.

Namwali Serpell chats to Efemia Chela about writing, and her upcoming novel

Namwali Serpell spoke to Efemia Chela recently for a Short Story Day Africa interview.

Read Namwali Serpell’s introduction to a new edition of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Devil on the Cross

The New York Review of Books has published apiece adapted from Namwali Serpell’s introduction to Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Devil on the Cross, just published in a new edition by Penguin Classics.