Renowned South African author, Miriam Masoli Tlali passed away on February 24 2017, aged 83. Born November 11 1933 in Doornfontein, Johannesburg, Tlali was the first black… Read more "BM’s In Memoriam – Miriam Tlali (feminist author extraordinaire)"
Immigrants and their descendants have long been a part of America and indeed the world. A clear example is the Statue of Liberty, which bears words written… Read more "Oyeyemi, Bulawayo & Manyika on ELLE’s 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors"
The American Academy of Arts and Letters was founded in 1898 as an honor society of the country’s leading architects, artists, composers, and writers. Founding members include… Read more "Nigeria’s Adichie Elected 2017 Honorary Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters"