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Newer African Writing

Gambit( )
Editor: Randol, Shaun
Iduma, Emmanuel
Author: Adan, Abdul
Adebayo, Ayobami
Ajayi, Dami
Ali, Richard
Ibrahim, Abubakar Adam
Mkandawire, Dango
Molosi, Donald
Tshuma, Novuyo Rosa
Ushie, Suzanne
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Mantle, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Fiction | Literary Nonfiction | African - GAMBIT: NEWER AFRICAN WRITING is a unique collection of nine interviews and original short stories by emerging writers from across Africa. The stories in this anthology reflect the nuances that arise from living in a post-postcolonial Africa, where stereotypes are crumbling and writers are willing to tackle themes that are more social than political. Unlike other anthologies of African writing, GAMBIT's contributors are mostly based in their...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.125 Pounds
Author Biography
Adan, Abdul (Editor)
Ayobami Adebayo is a Nigerian author, born in Lagos, in 1988. She earned her BA and MA degrees at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, in Literature in English and an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. She has received numerous fellowships and residencies. Since 2009, she has been an editor for Saraba magazine.

She has written numerous short stories that were published in Saraba magazine, Lawino magazine, The Ilanot Review, Weaverbird Collection and others. Her debut novel is entitled Stay with Me.


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