In conversation with… OLUMIDE POPOOLA

London-based Nigerian-German Olumide Popoola is a writer, speaker and performer. Her publications include essays, poetry, the novella this is not about sadness (Unrast, 2010), the play text Also by Mail (edition assemblage, 2013), the short collection breach, which she co authored with Annie Holmes (Peirene Press, 2016), as well as recordings in collaboration with musicians. […]

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Elnathan’s #BOAT with Olumide Popoola

Review Elnathan’s #BOAT with Olumide Popoola September 2nd, 2017 “If we can’t imagine a better future, we can’t create it.” Olumide Popoola On September 2nd, 2017, Elnathan John met London-based Nigerian-German author Olumide Popoola for the second edition of Elnathan’s #BOAT. Her publications include essays, poetry, the novella “this is not about sadness” (Unrast, 2010), the play […]

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In conversation with… JUDE DIBIA

With Germany and Malta, yet another two European countries have recently approved gay marriage. While this is an important step forward in the struggle for equality, many LGBTIQ people in other parts of the world still face severe discrimination. One state that even prosecutes gay marriage is Nigeria. Two awarded authors, Elnathan John and Jude […]

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Elnathan’s #BOAT No.1 with Jude Dibia

Review Elnathan’s #BOAT with Jude Dibia July 1st, 2017 “Regardless of what you’re trying to write you have to make mention to what’s happening politically. All writing is political.” Jude Dibia On the 1st of July 2017, Elnathan John met his first guest Jude Dibia, author of Walking with Shadows, one of few novels, that put […]

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