Five minutes with Nnedi Okorafor

By Rafieka Williams for Genevieve Magazine  As a leading name in African Science Fiction, Nnedi Okorafor is making her mark in literature by creating worlds that we as Africans never knew could exist for us. Her work combines the subtlety of African Storytelling with the technicality of Science Fiction, breathing life into our vague understanding […]

Read More Five minutes with Nnedi Okorafor

Lessons from Ama Ata Aidoo

By Rafieka Williams for Genevieve Magazine  Described as being “subversively confident” by one of the guests at Ake Arts and Book Festival this year,  Ama Ata Aidoo is one of the few female African writers who is both fierce in her stance on African feminism and gentle in her love for writing. Now, at the […]

Read More Lessons from Ama Ata Aidoo

Literature Talk

A list of interviews I did with writers discussing literature and the arts. Khadija Tracey Carmelita Heeger was born Cape Town. She was raised on the Cape Flats in the township of Hanover Park. She started performing when she was nine years old, her dream was to be an actress, but at 15, she started […]

Read More Literature Talk