On the move – Interview with Linda Gabriel

Linda Gabriel is one of Zimbabwe´s most exciting and daring female poets and spoken word artists. With her play “You think You Know Me” she recently toured through Germany for a month and left her audience stunned. On the train to Leipzig, Lea Pook met her for InterKontinental. The two women talked about Linda´s work, […]

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Interview with Publishing Perspectives

Stefanie Hirsbrunner talks with Porter Anderson about InterKontinental’s mission, the obstacles and #WIM18 “One problem we’ve identified,” Hirsbrunner says, “is a lack of knowledge about what African literature is. Sometimes, they think it’s about people writing about Africa” rather than from Africa, as in travel writing: “They’ll have somebody who went to Africa and came […]

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In conversation with… OLUMIDE POPOOLA

London-based Nigerian-German Olumide Popoola is a writer, speaker and performer. Her publications include essays, poetry, the novella this is not about sadness (Unrast, 2010), the play text Also by Mail (edition assemblage, 2013), the short collection breach, which she co authored with Annie Holmes (Peirene Press, 2016), as well as recordings in collaboration with musicians. […]

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In conversation with… JUDE DIBIA

With Germany and Malta, yet another two European countries have recently approved gay marriage. While this is an important step forward in the struggle for equality, many LGBTIQ people in other parts of the world still face severe discrimination. One state that even prosecutes gay marriage is Nigeria. Two awarded authors, Elnathan John and Jude […]

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