Q & A with Roy Udeh-Ubaka on love, identity and power

Bakwa staff writer, Uzoma Ihejirika, got into conversation with Roy Udeh-Ubaka, whose first short story “A Certain Kind of Longing” was published in Bakwa Magazine, to discuss love, identity  and power, and the inspiration behind the story.

Q & A with David Shook on Poetry and Translation

  Jack Little (Founding Editor of The Ofi Press magazine in Mexico) interviews David Shook (Founding Editor of Phoneme Media, a nonprofit media company that publishes literature in translation from languages including Isthmus Zapotec, Lingala, Mongolian, and Uyghur). Highlights of…

Q & A with Awes A. Osman on Books, Conflict & Displacement

A few months ago we featured an excerpt of Awes A. Osman’s novel, Skinless Goat in Somalia, as part of #100daysofafricanreads. The book was inspired by Awes Osman’s student days in India and focuses on the story of an Indian…

[Conversation] Michael Baird: “I’m not a purist, but I want to be able to hear your roots in music”

  Interview by John Wisniewski Born in 1954 in Lusaka, Zambia, and of British nationality, Michael Baird spent his first 10 years in Zambia, then went to England and has been residing in Holland since he was 13. He founded…

Tito Valery “I Am Particularly Interested In Working With Artists Who Have A Vision "

  Interviewed by Dzekashu MacViban   Last month I introduced a collaborative project Bakwa was working on with Tito Valery in the article “Black and White are Colours Too: the Ambitious Experiments of Tito’s Photography”, wherein I discussed the experimental…

Jack Little : Sometimes foreign writers living in Mexico misconstrue the country in their work

  Jack Little (b. 1987) is a writer from Newcastle, currently based in Mexico City. He has forthcoming poems in Wasafiri, Ink, Sweat and Tears and The Barehands Anthology. He is the founding editor of  The Ofi Press Magazine, which…

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