Wasafiri Bundle – Writing and Human Rights

Exclusively on the Wasafiri website, purchase 4 titles for just £33 – plus a Wasafiri tote bag.

A bundle especially curated for our series of free online events in May, Transforming Testimonies: Writing and Human Rights.


Issue 104: Human Rights Cultures 

Winter 2020

Guest edited by Zoe Norridge and Billy Kahora
Interviews with Claver Irakoze and Ludmila da Silva Catela, Historias Desobedientes, Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Poetry by María Teresa Andruetto, Mary Grueso Romero, Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Yolande Mukagasana, Phyllis Muthoni, Natacha Muziramakenga
Fiction by Daniel Ferreira, Inés Garland, Alain-Jules Hirwa
Articles on Nunca Invisibles: Insurgent Memory and Self-representation by Female Ex-combatants in Colombia
Art including Scale and Silence: Visual Arts and Symbolic Repair in Colombia and Kenya


Issue 80: Beautiful Resistance – Special Issue on Palestine

Winter 2014

Interviews with Omar Barghouti, Imraan Coovadia, Rabai al-Madhoun and Gillian Slovo
Poetry by Najwan Darwish, Falastine Dwikat, Nathalie Handal, Suheir Hammad and Remi Kanazi
Fiction by Susan Abulhawa, Selma Dabbagh and Adania Shibli
Articles by Essays by Raja Shehadeh, Githa Hariharan, Nancy Kricorian, Sapphire, Linda Spalding and Ed Pavlic
Art essay on Samia Halaby: Breathing Poetry into a War-torn Landscape



Issue 27: African American Writing

Spring 1998

Interview with Bell Hooks
Poetry by Jamika Ajalon, John Kinsella, Melvin E Lewis and Tracy Ryan
Fiction by Ray Deonandan and David Woodward
Articles on Toni Morrison, African America literature and multiculturalism and Anna Deavere Smith’s Performance Art
Obituaries for Ellsworth McGranahan ‘Shake’ Keane, Martin Carter and Attia Hosain



Brave New Words: The Power of Writing Now

Myriad Editions, 2019

Edited by Wasafiri founder Susheila Nasta

Fifteen specially commissioned essays from distinguished authors explore the value of critical thinking, the power of the written word, and the resonance of literature in the twenty-first century.

Published to celebrate 35 years of Wasafiri, Brave New Words imagines writing across shifting and troubled borders, and diverse possibilities for living, working, and belonging together.

Featuring essays by Bernardine Evaristo, Githa Hariharan, Eva Hoffman, Romesh Gunesekera, James Kelman, Tabish Khair, Kei Miller, Blake Morrison, Mukoma wa Ngugi, Hsiao-Hung Pai, Olumide Popoola, Shivanee Ramlochan, Bina Shah, Raja Shehadeh and Marina Warner.

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