Biyi Bandele is a filmmaker, novelist, playwright and photographer. He wrote and directed the films Half of a Yellow Sun starring Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Boyega, and Anika Noni Rose, and Fifty. His TV work includes Not Even God ...

Brigitte Poirson, a former teacher and university lecturer in languages in Franche-Comté (Fr) and England (High Wycombe, Plymouth and Exeter universities), is a multiple award-winning writer. She has published eight books, mostly in poetry. She published two anthologies to promote ...

Mbunge Aliyeparara is a spoken word artist based in Nakuru, Kenya. He uses Swahili, English & Sheng to raise awareness and spark conversation on social vices such as corruption, poor leadership, violence and inequality. He is a part-time self-defence trainer, ...

Phyllis Katheu Muema is a graduate of Commerce accounting. She has been writing ever since she learnt how to hold a pen. She self-published her first book, a poetry anthology and has 5 other manuscripts yet to be published. She ...

“The Women in my Book are Self-Trafficked” INTERVIEW WITH CHIKA UNIGWE  By Halima Katun (Literature Voices)  Chika Nina Unigwe (born 12 June 1974) is a Nigerian-born Igbo author who writes in English and Dutch. In April 2014 she was selected ...

“Poetry Feels like a River, full of Serenity” AN INTERVIEW WITH SURBHI GUPTA  By Haneefah Abdulrahman (Literature Voices) (Surbhi Gupta, a 23-year-old, born and raised in Punjab, India is a B.Com (Hon.) graduate and an enthusiastic writer. She is currently ...

“Nigerian Writers abroad do not Outwork those Based in Nigeria” INTERVIEW WITH OKEY NDIBE  By Halima Katun (Literature Voices)  (Okey Ndibe is the author of the novels: Foreign Gods, Inc., Arrows of Rain, a memoir, Never Look an American in ...