3bute.com adapts Caine Prize 2012 Shortlisted Stories

3bute.com adapts Caine Prize 2012 Shortlisted Stories

  The 2012 winner of the of the £10,000 Caine Prize, Africa’s leading literary prize, will be announced at a celebratory dinner at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, on Monday 2 July. To promote the new crop of young writers, 3bute.com in collab…

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Thoughts on Queer Space and IDAHOT 2012 | Kenne’s Blog On this last bit, I would like to explain how, for me, this concept of queer space unfolded itself in the event. With all the people I talked to, drank with, laughed with and chatted up,…

On Maiwada’s Foray in Plagiarism

The problem is not that Ahmed Maiwada has complained of the similarities in ‘Bombay’s Republic’ and ‘Burma Boy.’ It is the manner in which he has done so — choosing to make a hurried conclusion before a logical argument, and…

ABEYANCE

ABEYANCE

flowers of the season smile open in the summer rays and spray wild perfume, sweetening the morning air – a lazy breeze on my balcony. i open my eyes. i yawn. blink. the ceiling is blank white. the breeze is so listless, the delhi heat is already curl…

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Chris Hedges: Colonized by Corporations – Chris Hedges’ Columns – Truthdig “This is an era of hypocrisy,” Malcolm X said. “When white folks pretend that they want Negroes to be free, and Negroes pretend to white folks that they …

Have you finished?

Have You Finished?   Steam rolled daily in a this daily roller coaster called life Not because of the natural essence of life, worthwhile… Not because of the appeasing plea unique enlightenment Not because of reproductive need, procreative f…

Courage is a Novel

Do not forgive me, I am nuanced. For to write a short review of a friend/publisher/editor/colleague’s book is to traffic in subjective subtleties; the kind that, incidentally, populates City of Memories, Richard Ali’s new novel and first book. I am…