Literature

Author interviews, book reviews and literary analysis

Emma Dabiri - Don't Touch My Hair - A Conversation
BBC History Magazine (inc. BBC World Histories), Issue 17

An Interview With Toni Morrison
Brick, A Literary Journal, Issue 76, Winter 2005

In Conversation with Zadie Smith
Brick, A Literary Journal, Issue 85, Summer 2010

From Versos
Brick, A Literary Journal, Issue 90, Winter 2013

Black Mass Publishing
Dazed, Autumn 2020

Just Right - Zadie Smith
Granta, Issue 123 - The Best of Young British Novelists

Africa's Futue Has No Space For Stupid Black Men
Granta, Issue 136 - Legacies of Love

Inua Ellams
Modern Poetry in Translation, One Thousand Suns

Recaredo Silebo Boturu
Modern Poetry in Translation, One Thousand Suns

Raymond Antrobus
Modern Poetry in Translation, Profound Pyromania

Dean Atta
Modern Poetry in Translation, Our Small Universe

A Book For Okri
New African, December 1991

More dangerous than the male?
New African, April 2019

Alice Walker
New Internationalist, September 2012

Race revelations
New Statesman, 18 - 31 March 2016

Black Poetry In Zimbabwe
PN Review, January - February 1984

Letter from Trinidad
PN Review, March - April 2019

Listen Pops': Desdemonda Speaking
PN Review, March - April 2020

Burrs
PN Review, January - February 2021

Pilgrim Suite
PN Review, January - February 2021

Reclaiming Times (On Blackness and Landscape)
PN Review, January - February 2021

Still with Trees, and Plurilocalism
PN Review, January - February 2021

The Lift and the Pedestal, Inua Ellams
The Poetry Review, Summer 2016

Grace Nichols: The Insomnia Poems (Review)
Poetry Wales, Winter 2017 53. 2

Slaving for Profits review of Baptist: The Half has Never Been told
The Times Literary Supplement, 3 April 2015

Check Your Privilege
The Times Literary Supplement, 7 July 2017

New Black Men review of Ta-Nehisi Coates: We were Eight Years in Power
The Times Literary Supplement, January 5, 2018

Broken Identity: Why Race Still Matters
The Times Literary Supplement, February 2, 2018

#publishingsowhite
The Times Literary Supplement, October 11, 2019

Racism without ruining it
The Times Literary Supplement, February 7, 2020