The Beauty in Logan February's Poetry and Everything In-between

The sadness in Logan’s poetry is only bearable in the way art makes it possible to swallow bitter pills…. Logan’s writing arouses a handful of mixed feelings; sometimes he brings the things he wants to say home, sometimes they elude him…

Book Launch- Limbe to Lagos: Nonfiction from Cameroon and Nigeria

Despite a shared history, Cameroon and Nigeria rarely engage in projects of shared literary benefit.

Call for submissions: Bakwa 09

Bakwa Magazine seeks stories about your travelling experiences. What do airports, borders, passports and privilege when travelling mean to you? We seek fiction and nonfiction stories, critical essays, photography and poems that address these issues.

The Bird that Fluttered Free

Ani Kayode Somtochukwu Perhaps a good place to start would be the day he first kissed you in his lodge, shielded by locked doors and drapes so heavy you imagined they would only submit to a dry cleaner who knew…

A Review of Peter Kimani’s Dance of the Jakaranda

Where does history begin in historical fiction?

Totem

In 13th century Africa, before the transatlantic slave trade, Akam, a young albino boy, through a series of dramatic events, discovers that he is not who he thought he was. This concludes our series of excerpts introducing Zebra comics from Cameroon.

Aliya

Part of a series of excerpts introducing Zebra comics from Cameroon, Aliya relates the story of a woman whose past, present and future are full of mysteries that began way before she was born.

Tumbu

Tumbu, the first in a series of excerpts introducing Zebra comics from Cameroon, highlights how people relate to life and to each other in very different ways.

100 Days of Cameroonian Literature

For 100 days, between December 2, 2017 and March 12, 2018, we ran a social media campaign to shed more light on Cameroonian writing, called 100 Days of Cameroonian Literature

Anglophone Cameroon Literature at Crossroads: An Interview with Bate Besong

11 years after his death, we revisit Bate Besong’s legacy by republishing one of his most in-depth interviews

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