"On that day: I came home from school early. I didn’t find you, but I made an excuse for your absence, and sat, and waited."
"They'll be having a virtual Issue 21 launch party on May 6 at 7 pm EDT."
The first prize, worth €20,000, will be equally divided between the winning author and translator. Two runners-up and their translators will receive a prize of €1,000 each.
African Writing Online has a strange, funny, and sometimes awkward interview with Moroccan-American author Laila Lalami in its latest issue. It has some interesting moments, once the beginning awkwardness is over. And besides, it's an excellent excuse to post some more of Esen's photographs. Lalami, who writes in English, speaks about her mother and step-mother … Continue reading Laila Lalami on Moroccan Literature and Why She Writes in English