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November 4, 2022

Even as we cross industries, our angle of storytelling remains to be revelatory, and our style literary.

October 25, 2022

The multidisciplinary designer, whose clients include NASA, UNESCO, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, makes work that is “unusual and unique.”

October 13, 2022

Ahead of our second anniversary, we redesigned our covers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Teju Cole, Damon Galgut, Tsitsi Dangarembga, and Maaza Mengiste.

April 8, 2022

Originally planned for December 2021, to mark our first anniversary, our first special issue, for April 2022, profiles 16 African writers and curators who have impacted, disrupted, reshaped, and even created literary culture in the last five years. This landmark moment comes in two Parts, with two covers.

February 10, 2022

In his 40th year as a writer, last year’s Booker Prize winner talks to Open Country Mag about his artistic process, and his novel The Promise.

September 17, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she published Half of a Yellow Sun, her great novel about the Biafran War. In a wide-ranging exclusive sit-down interview with Open Country Mag, she is looking back, feeling the present, and thinking forward.

July 2, 2021

In the first longform profile of him in an online African publication, we follow the great writer’s reinventive journey in fiction, nonfiction, and photography, to mark the 10th anniversary of his debut novel Open City.

January 16, 2021

After two acclaimed books, the historical novelist is now looking to photography to chronicle Ethiopia.

December 30, 2020

Icon in African literature. Icon in Zimbabwean film. Our debut cover story had to be on a writer whose work lights a way.

November 4, 2022

Even as we cross industries, our angle of storytelling remains to be revelatory, and our style literary.

October 25, 2022

The multidisciplinary designer, whose clients include NASA, UNESCO, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, makes work that is “unusual and unique.”

October 13, 2022

Ahead of our second anniversary, we redesigned our covers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Teju Cole, Damon Galgut, Tsitsi Dangarembga, and Maaza Mengiste.

April 8, 2022

Originally planned for December 2021, to mark our first anniversary, our first special issue, for April 2022, profiles 16 African writers and curators who have impacted, disrupted, reshaped, and even created literary culture in the last five years. This landmark moment comes in two Parts, with two covers.

February 10, 2022

In his 40th year as a writer, last year’s Booker Prize winner talks to Open Country Mag about his artistic process, and his novel The Promise.

September 17, 2021

Fifteen years ago, she published Half of a Yellow Sun, her great novel about the Biafran War. In a wide-ranging exclusive sit-down interview with Open Country Mag, she is looking back, feeling the present, and thinking forward.

July 2, 2021

In the first longform profile of him in an online African publication, we follow the great writer’s reinventive journey in fiction, nonfiction, and photography, to mark the 10th anniversary of his debut novel Open City.

January 16, 2021

After two acclaimed books, the historical novelist is now looking to photography to chronicle Ethiopia.

December 30, 2020

Icon in African literature. Icon in Zimbabwean film. Our debut cover story had to be on a writer whose work lights a way.

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- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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