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SI LEEDS 2016 Announce Longlist of Black Women Novelists
  Mahsuda Snaith won the SI Prize in 2014, seen here receiving her award from Chair of Judges, Kerry Young. During the week of July 11th 2016, her life changed, when she had two babies! Not only did she announce  …
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Editors choice

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Tsitsi Dangarembga
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Story of the month

Soamiely Andriamananjara
The Multi-Talented Monsieur Zily (not your run of the mill underdog short story) By Soamiely Andriamananjara   The sun was still at the upper edge of the cracked window when my buddy Rojo and I ordered our first bottles of… read more...

Poet of the month

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          It’s been exciting and inspiring setting up the first SABLE Poet-in-Residence programme with Patricia Foster and just proved to us that apart from her lovely self, that she was the right person to be an… read more...

Raw Talent

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Sheriff Jaiteh, a 21 year old, was born, raised and schooled in a suburb of Serrekunda called Bundung, The Gambia. He did six years of elementary school in Bundung Lower Basic, then proceeded to CharlesJjow Memorial Academy for his Junior… read more...