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Queer Africa : selected stories

Author: Makhosazana Xaba; Karen Martin
Publisher: Oxford, UK : New Internationalist Publications, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This collection draws together twenty-five stories selected from two ground breaking anthologies published by MaThoko Books, an imprint of Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA) in South Africa. The first volume, Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction won the 26th Lambda Literary Award. In 2017 Queer Africa 2: New fiction added fresh material to the LGBTIQA+ literary landscape.;Stories from Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: African fiction (English)
Fiction
Short stories
Short stories (LGBTQ)
Fiction (LGBTQ)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Makhosazana Xaba; Karen Martin
ISBN: 9781780264639 1780264631
OCLC Number: 1019991943
Description: 264 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Nine piecees of desire / Idza L --
Pampers / Olakunle Ologunro --
Sethunya likes girls better / Wame Molefhe --
Pelican driver / Davina Owombre --
Jambula tree / Monica Arac de Nyeko --
Going home / Alistair Mackay --
Staying afloat / Unoma Azuah --
Maimuna doesn't know / Wilfred Jean-Louis --
Iyawo / Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene --
Chief of the home / Beatrice Lamwaka --
Leaving civvy street / Annie Holmes --
Pyrrhic ictory / Ola Osaze --
Pub 360 / H W Mukami --
Rock / Lindiewe Nkutha --
This tomorrow was Christmas / Juliet Kushaba --
The day he came / Amatesiro Dore --
All covered up / Dolar Vasani --
Chapter thirteen / K. Sello Duiker --
Àwúre Ìf́́ȩràn / Rafeeat Aliyu --
The bath / Wamuwi Mbao --
My dad forgot my name? / Victor Lewis --
Chebor's light / Nancy Lindah Ilamwenya.
Responsibility: edited by Makhosazana Xaba and Karen Martin.

Abstract:

This collection draws together twenty-five stories selected from two ground breaking anthologies published by MaThoko Books, an imprint of Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA) in South Africa. The first volume, Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction won the 26th Lambda Literary Award. In 2017 Queer Africa 2: New fiction added fresh material to the LGBTIQA+ literary landscape.;Stories from Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, Botswana, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe celebrate the diversity and fluidity of queer and African identifications and expressions.

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