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A Conversation with Lawrence Scott

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the seminal Caribbean novel Witchbroom, Njelle W. Hamilton interviews Lawrence Scott exclusively for Wasafiri Magazine. Lawrence Scott is the acclaimed author of four novels—Witchbroom (1992), Aelred’s Sin (1998), Night Calypso (2004), and Light Falling on Bamboo (2012). He has also published two story collections, Ballad For The New World (1994) and Leaving By Plane Swimming Back Underwater (2015).

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Lawrence Scott

A Conversation with Lawrence Scott

On Memory and the Archives of Caribbean History A Conversation with Lawrence Scott Lawrence Scott is the acclaimed author of four novels—Witchbroom (1992), Aelred’s Sin (1998), Night Calypso (2004), and Light Falling on Bamboo (2012). He has also published two story collections, Ballad For The New W…

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Mia Couto talks to Brian Chikwava

Mia Couto rarely comes to London. He is here for the Rolex Mentor & Protégé Arts Initiative. For a writer with quite some silverware to his name it is not surprising that when I arrive at Sofitel London St James it looks like he is already well into what could be a brutalising press and broadcas…

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Simon Van der Velde

Five Minute Interview with Simon Van der Velde

Simon Van der Velde was born and educated in Newcastle upon Tyne where he trained and practiced as a lawyer, before leaving the legal profession to concentrate full time on his writing.  He now lives in Newcastle with his wife and two tyrannical children. Simon has won both the Wasafiri New Writing…

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Ann Field

A Red Glow in the Night
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Ann Field hails from Leixlip, County Kildare, Ireland. Belonging to a Creative Writing Group, she has numerous stories published in magazines and shortlisted to read for Kildare Readers Festival in 2015. Along with writing, Ann enjoys painting and attends a reading group with a penchant for crime th…

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Gita Ralleigh

Five Minute Interview with Gita Ralleigh

Gita Ralleigh completed her MA in creative writing at Birkbeck in 2015 and has had short stories published by Wasafiri, Bellevue Literary Review, Fox Spirit, the Word Factory and Freight (February 2017). She is currently writing a children’s novel and had her first poem for children published by The…

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