Illuminating African narratives for readers both inside and outside the continent.
Representing the very best of African creative nonfiction, Safe House brings together works from Africa's contemporary literary greats. In a collection that ranges from travel writing and memoir to reportage and meditative essays, editor Ellah Wakatama Allfrey has brought together some of the most talented writers of creative nonfiction from across Africa.
This creative nonfiction single from the Safe House anthology is poet Neema Komba's memoir of her visit to an ancestrallandmark in Tanzania.
Dundurn; August 2016
- ISBN 9781459738010
- Available for download in secure EPUB format
- Title: The Search for Magical Mbuji
- Author: Neema Komba; Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (ed.)
About The Author
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, OBE, editor, critic, and broadcaster, is former deputy editor of Granta magazine, series editor for the Kwani? Manuscript Prize, and the deputy chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing. She served as a judge for the 2015 Man Booker Prize panel. She lives in London, England.