THE PAN AFRICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION ( PAWA) AND THE CENTRE FOR INTELLECTUAL RIGHTS
(CIR) ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE PUBLICATION OF:
Voices that Sing Behind the Veil- Anthology of Short Stories from Africa and the Diaspora
Edited by Ivor Agyeman-Duah
This anthology is one of the most comprehensive from Africa and its Diaspora for years.
It has 56 stories from 15 African countries, the United States, St. Maarten in the Caribbean and the United Kingdom.
The 684-page collection is published in collaboration with the Pan African Writers Association which is based in Accra and affiliated to the continental body, the African Union.
The contributions are from distinguished and award-winning writers, academics and emerging talents: Zaynab Alkali (Nigeria), Ben Okri (UK/Nigeria), Molefi Kete Asante (US), Wesley Macheso (Malawi), Ogochukwu Promise (Nigeria), Grace Maguri (Zimbabwe), Athol Williams (South Africa), Martin Egblewogbe (Ghana), Esther K Mbithi (Kenya), Mary Ashun (Ghana), Wale Okediran (Nigeria) among others.
The Nigerian historian and the Jacob and Frances Sanger Massiker Chair of the University of Texas, Austin, Toyin Falola says of it:
“These extraordinary stories, mesmerizing and beautifully written are surely connected to a past that remains with us, the experiences of day-to-day living and the limitless imagining of our futures.
The discerning editor combines stories that communicate appreciation with comprehension, presence with essence.”
Release date is January 2022
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Digibooks Publishing, Accra, Ghana.
Bookcraft, Ibadan, Nigeria
Pan African Writers Association