Cameroon

April 9, 2022

The professor of English and Whiting Award-winning author of the story collection Walking on Cowrie Shells talks her eclectic interests and “containing multitudes.”

July 12, 2021

The Cameroonian’s second novel incorporates storytelling elements from the Old Testament, where the destinies of marginalized peoples are entrenched in the communal and the spiritual.

June 25, 2021

The central African country’s two politico-cultural systems clashed from the beginning. But in the last 10 years, literary production increased and a conscious community formed, and at the heart of it is Bakwa Magazine.

June 18, 2021

We are hosting events, podcasts, and readings in Yaounde, London, and Berlin. Consolidated and recomposed back issues (1-8) will be available for free, and issues 9-10 for sale in physical and eBook formats.

May 3, 2021

The issue features Pwaangulongii Dauod, Bertille Mbarga, Géraldin Mpesse, Nelson Kamkuimo, Kanyinsola Olorunnisola, JK Anowe, and Lebohang Mojapelo.

April 18, 2021

The short story collection Walking on Cowrie Shells “pulls from mystery, horror, realism, myth, and graphic novels.”

April 9, 2022

The professor of English and Whiting Award-winning author of the story collection Walking on Cowrie Shells talks her eclectic interests and “containing multitudes.”

July 12, 2021

The Cameroonian’s second novel incorporates storytelling elements from the Old Testament, where the destinies of marginalized peoples are entrenched in the communal and the spiritual.

June 25, 2021

The central African country’s two politico-cultural systems clashed from the beginning. But in the last 10 years, literary production increased and a conscious community formed, and at the heart of it is Bakwa Magazine.

June 18, 2021

We are hosting events, podcasts, and readings in Yaounde, London, and Berlin. Consolidated and recomposed back issues (1-8) will be available for free, and issues 9-10 for sale in physical and eBook formats.

May 3, 2021

The issue features Pwaangulongii Dauod, Bertille Mbarga, Géraldin Mpesse, Nelson Kamkuimo, Kanyinsola Olorunnisola, JK Anowe, and Lebohang Mojapelo.

April 18, 2021

The short story collection Walking on Cowrie Shells “pulls from mystery, horror, realism, myth, and graphic novels.”

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