Top 10 Books by Novelists of Colour Published in 2014

by Samira Sawlani  It has been a big year for novelists of colour, with both renowned names and up and coming writers releasing long awaited and highly anticipated books. 2014 was predicted to be a banner year for African literature and as expected books and writers coming out of the continent did not disappoint. Meanwhile… Read More

#Hashtagging Third World Problems

#FirstWorldProblems #WhiteGirlProblems #MiddleclassProblems – we see you says @WritersofColour max read@max_read #WhitePeopleActivities ‘self-deprecating’ hashtags that ultimately cast white people as the sole occupants of a literate upper middle class Teju Cole@tejucole I don’t like this expression “First World problems.” It is false and it is condescending. Teju Cole@tejucole Yes, Nigerians struggle with floods or infant… Read More