“[T]he fruit of many labours,” said Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire, founder of CACE((Centre for African Cultural Excellence)) and co-editor of our newest anthology, Odokonyero: A Writivism Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Ugandan Writers. We are proud and honoured to be the publishing partner of the CACE’s Writivism Literary Initiative and we’re particularly excited
To keep it simple, Duduzile Mabaso, 34, describes herself as a creative. And it’s easy to see why: she is a writer, editor, designer, publisher and bookseller. Mabaso founded online magazine Poetry Potion in 2007 to showcase pan-African and, more recently, international poets, and in 2011 she created her own publishing
“What kind of a woman leaves?What kind of a woman stays?What kind of a woman kills?What kind of a woman prays?” What Kind of a Woman, Lebo Mashile (Flying Above the Sky. 2008) Submissions are open for our next print edition of Poetry Potion are open. Our theme for this
The short story, A Killing in the Sun was shortlisted by the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2013. This is the title story of the debut collection by storyteller, Dilman Dila. A Killing in the Sun: As a soldier faces the firing squad, a Sunday school lesson, and memories of
Black Letter Media is pleased to announce that publisher duduzile zamantungwa mabaso is an invited guest at this year’s annual Storymoja Hay Festival. She is taking with her, a brand new edition of Poetry Potion as well as a new short story title, A Killing in the Sun by Dilman Dila. Both
We decided to put together a few facts about our talented author, Dilman Dila. This prolific storyteller has been having a great year and it’s all because he’s works diligently at his craft.
You know when you receive the proofs from the printers that the book is really real! [gallery_bank type=”images” format=”masonry” title=”false” desc=”false” responsive=”true” special_effect=”” animation_effect=”” album_title=”true” album_id=”1″] Cover illustration by Rendani Nemakhavhani, you can see her online portfolio here.