Brittle Paper offers nine trends they observed across African lit this year. |
"African writers are producing excellent writing, and publishers, both on the continent and the diaspora, are making space for their work. This year, we expanded our Notable African Books of the Year list from 50 to 100 because of the large volume of good books published. [See here if you missed it.] The expansion of our list is part of a larger story about the culture—how it is growing but also facing new challenges. One advantage of curating this kind of list is that you get a broad sense of which direction things are going. Here are a few trends we observed from drawing up our notable African books of 2022 list." | Read the FULL ARTICLE.