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August 19, 2021 at 10:15 AM by Brandi Cummings



The Waiting A Family Affair by Sue Nyathi

Joburg Noir by Nicholas Mhlongo

Better Never Than Late by Chika Unigwe

A Small Silence by Jumoke Verissimo

Let’s Tell This Story Properly by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Don’t Whisper Too Much by Freida Kotto 

Triangulum by Masande Ntshanga

La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono

When Trouble Sleeps by Lele Adenle

Intruders by Mohale Mashigo

A Spy in Time by Imraan Coovadia

Natives by Inogo-vi-Makomé

Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila

A Killing in the Sun by Dilman Dila

AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers compiled Ivor Hartmann

Transparent City by ondjaki

That Hair by Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi


Graphic Novel

Malika: Warrior Queen by Roye Okupe

LaGuardia #1 by Nnedi Okorafor



Embracing My Shadow: Growing Up Lesbian in Nigeria by Unoma Nguemo Azuah

They Called Me Queer compiled by Kim Windvogel and Kelly-Eve Koopman

Not My Time to Die by Yolande Mukagasa

A Stranger's Pose by Emmanuel Iduma

Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man by Chike Frankie Edozien

Safe House: Explorations in Creative Nonfiction by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Stranger Faces by Namwali Serpell

Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone by Minna Salami

Mask Off: Masculinity Redefined by J.J. Bola

These Bones Will Rise Again by Panashe Chigumadzi



The Actual by Inua Ellams

Deluge by Lelia Chatti

Your Body is War by Mahtem Shiferraw

Modern Sudanese Poetry: An Anthology by Adil Babikar and Matthew Shenoda

This is How We Disappear by Titilope Sonuga

The Careless Seamstress by Tjawangwa Dema

In Search of Equilibrium by Theresa Lola

New-Generation African Poets Series