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  • eBook: Migrations: New Short Story Fiction from Africa

    Short Story Day Africa presents its annual anthology. The stories explore true and alternative African culture through a competition on the theme of Migrations. 'Wherever we go, so do our stories.' Shortlisted Authors: Sibongile Fisher (South Africa) Mirette Bhagat Eskaros (Egypt) Blaize Kaye (South Africa) Megan Ross (South Africa) Stacy Hardy (South Africa) TJ Benson (Nigeria) Paperback: 284 pages Size: 194mm x 129mm Learn More

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  • Quilt by Nicholas Royle

    Nicholas Royle challenges and experiments with literary form to forge a new mode of storytelling that is both playful and inquisitive. Tender, absorbing and at times shockingly funny, this extraordinary novel is both mystery and love story. It confronts the mad hand of grief while embracing the endless possibilities of language. "An intense study of grief and mental disintegration, a lexical celebration and a psychological conundrum... Royle explores loss and alienation perceptively and inventively." - Guardian Paperback: 176 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm Learn More
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  • For the Love of God, Marie! by Jade Sarson

    Winner - First Graphic Novel Competition 2014 Selected - Best of the Year, Forbidden Planet: Andy Oliver's Pick 2016 Selected - My Top 10 Books of 2016 - Pamreader Armistead Maupin meets Ab Fab in this sparkling, sexy comedy of manners that celebrates the life and loves of Marie and a cast of LBGT characters. "Marie is one of the most joyful, open and accepting characters I’ve ever encountered in the realms of fiction. This graphic novel is a glorious, hilarious, tender, heartbreaking yet liberating romp that will move you to laughter and tears and back again. It’s an absolute joy to read." - Pamreader Paperback: 240 pages Size: 170mm x 240mm Learn More

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  • Workers Play Time

    A collection of plays born from the great struggles of the Trade Union movement. 'Trade union struggles over the years have inspired some of our greatest playwrights. They have also inspired many works of drama that packed a punch in their time but have since been largely – and unjustly – forgotten. This is a rich seam that Workers’ Play Time has only just begun to mine. We hope that these plays will be taken up anew and performed again and again, and we hope that this book will stimulate interest in the rich tradition of progressive, working-class drama.' - Culture Matters 'Reading the plays is a history lesson in itself. Unlike most of mainstream theatre, the plays remind us of the importance of the ordinary person’s desire for justice, and how this really fuels political activity and change in society. It is a reminder of the power of political theatre and how we are all diminished by its scarcity in 2017. I hope this collection will inspire and stir up workers out there…' - Lipstick Socialist Paperback: 240 pages Size: 216mm x 135mm Learn More

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  • One World Two: A Second Global Anthology of Short Stories

    Another globe-trotting collection of stories, introducing a diverse range of writers (many well-known alongside some new discoveries), narratives and perspectives conveying the reader across continents, cultures and landscapes. One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent. One World [Vol 1] captures a moment in history representing the changing and evolving world that we are in while reminding us of the enduring nature of the human condition. - World Literature Today

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  • The Caine Prize for African Writing 2012 - African Violet

    Author: Various Won by Rotimi Babatunde (Nigeria) for '‘Bombay's Republic’ The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. Learn More
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  • Poems That Make Grown Women Cry by Anthony Holden and Ben Holden (paperback)

    Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty International, have asked the same revealing question of 100 remarkable women. What poem has moved you to tears?
    From Yoko Ono to Judi Dench, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Elena Ferrante, Carol Ann Duffy to Kaui Hart Hemmings, and Joan Baez to Nikki Giovanni, this unique collection delivers private insights into the minds of women whose writing, acting, and thinking are admired around the world. Paperback: 352 pages Size: 22.4cm x 14.6cm Learn More
  • Integrity by Anna Borgeryd

    An exploration of the interconnectedness of human life and an unexpected love story, Integrity delves deep into the choices and emotions of a woman trying to change the world, and a man trying to change with her. 'A powerful novel that brings the big picture of climate change, economic greed and runaway inequality down to a deeply personal level through the story of a relationship between a woman and a man. A compassionate and empowering read.' - Vandana Shiva Available in paperback, and eBook formats; ePub, PDF and PRC (for use on Kindle).

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  • Water: New Short Story Fiction from Africa

    A wonderful collection of water-themed stories from Africa's latest literary initiative, inspired by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Short Story Day Africa brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school children from all over the globe to write, submit, read, workshop and discuss stories. This is the third in the SSDA collection of anthologies which aim to break the one-dimensional view of African story telling and fiction writing. Available in paperback and a variety of eBook formats.

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    Format: Paperback or eBook Paperback: 272 pages Language: English Publisher: New Internationalist Publication date: 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1-78026-308-3 Size: 19.3 x 12.9 cm Learn More
  • One World Two: A Second Global Anthology of Short Stories

    Another globe-trotting collection of stories, introducing a diverse range of writers (many well-known alongside some new discoveries), narratives and perspectives conveying the reader across continents, cultures and landscapes. One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent. One World [Vol 1] captures a moment in history representing the changing and evolving world that we are in while reminding us of the enduring nature of the human condition. - World Literature Today Also available as an eBook Learn More

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