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Nawal El Saadawi: "All people are mixed blood, the more mixed you are the better" (2016)

African Arguments

Journal Articles

Reclaiming African literature in the digital age: an exploration of online literary platforms (2017)

Critical African Studies


Nawal El Saadawi: "All people are mixed blood, the more mixed you are the better" (2016)

African Arguments

Nawal El Saadawi: "My identity is not fixed" (2016)

New African Magazine

Nameless Narrators in African Fiction (2015)

Bakwa Magazine

African Writing and the Caine Prize (2012)

Selamta –Ethiopian Airlines Inflight Magazine


A Look at LGBT Literature in sub-Saharan Africa (2012)

 Gender Across Borders

book reviews

Deadly Cure by Mahi Cheshire (2022)

Rewrite London

Breaking the Maafa Chain by Anni Domingo (2022)

Rewrite London

Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab (2021)

Rewrite London

Get A Life Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert (2020)

Rewrite London

Remembered by Yvonne Battle-Felton (2019)

Rewrite London

African Lit Review: Death and Love in Mojave Desert Town: The Other Americans by Laila Lalamin (2019)

Said Institute

African Lit Review: "The Dreamer and the Badass": "The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Haruna Attah (2019)

Said Institute

African Lit Review: Murder She Wrote: "My Sister, the Serial Killer" by Oyinkan Braithwaite (2019)

Said Institute

Transformation of Bodies: A Review of A. Igoni Barrett's 'Black Ass' (2018)

The Wide Margin, 2


Blogging the Caine Prize: Efemia Chela’s “Chicken” (2014)

Africa in Words

A Powerful Literary Debut: A Review of "We Need New Names" by NoViolet Bulawayo (2014)

Selamta - Ethiopian Airlines Inflight Magazine

Review of The Shining Girls’ (2013)

Paradoxa: Africa SF, 25: 321-325

A New Frontier for African Literature:  A review of AfroSF (2013) 

Selamta – Ethiopian Airlines Inflight Magazine



#Valentine 2017: 6 African Novels About Heartbreak (2017)

Brittle Paper

My Favourite Books by African Writers in 2016 (2016)

Brittle Paper

Africa writes back: 10 books to look out for (2016)

New African Magazine

Ten Gay Characters from African Literature Everyone Should Know (2015)

[with Dele Meiji Fatunla], What’s On Africa

50 Books by African Men Everyone Should Read (2014)

[with Dele Meiji Fatunla],  What's On Africa

50 Books by African Women Everyone Should Read (2014)

[with Dele Meiji Fatunla], What's On Africa


Afrikult. @ 5: Bookclub, African Women Writers, 2019

Freeword Centre, London

Chair: African Books to Inspire: Makings of Masculinity In Conversation with Sulaiman Addonia, Ayobami Adebayo and Peter Kimani, 2019

Africa Writes, London

[Not Another Book Podcast] Live Recording  with Irenosen Okojie | Independent Bookshop Week Inaugural Live Podcast Tour, 2019

Housmans Books, London

[Not Another Book Podcast] Bristol Live Show with Tomi Adeyemi, 2018

Waterstones, Bristol

Chair: Cameroonian Lit 101, In Conversation with Dzekashu Macviban, 2018

Africa Writes, London

Chair: In Conversation and Readings with 2018 Caine Prize Shortlisted Writers, 2018

DigitalBack Books, London

Chair: Romance Fiction Readings with Kiru Taye, Ola Awonubi and Nana Prah, 2017

DigitalBack Books, London

Hidden Histories and Forbidden Love: Chinelo Okparanta in Conversation with Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed, 2017

Africa Writes Pop-Up, Bristol

Chair: Saraba Magazine London Launch, 2017

SOAS, London

African Books to Inspire: Buchi Emecheta Book Club in collaboration with Afreada, Afrikult. and bookshy, 2017

Africa Writes, London 

Sunday Chill Sessions: Irenosen Okojie in conversation with Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed, 2017

Simply Gorgeous, London

Chair: Book Launch - Kat Kai Kol-Kes and Stanley Gazemba, 2016

Writivism Festival, Kampala

Chair: Genre Fiction Book Chat with Leye Adenle, Nikhil Singh and Frances Mensah Williams, 2016

Africa Writes, London

Butterfly Fish Book Chat: Irenosen Okojie in conversation with bookshy, 2015

Ake Arts and Book Festival, Abeokuta

Okey Ndibe in conversation with bookshy, 2014

University of Sussex

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