The new issue of the Chimurenga Chronic is finally out! My over-excitement is partly because an article of mine appears in it and equally because of everything else this edition promises. (Full press release and list of stockists in Nigeria below)
Hurry! Grab your copy now-now!!!
Published by Chimurenga, the Chronic is a quarterly pan African gazette that gives voice to all aspects of life on the continent and celebrates our capacity to continually produce something bold, beautiful and full of humour.
Writers in the 48 page broadsheet include Jon Soske, Paula Akugizibwe, Yves Mintoogue, Adewale Maja-Pearce, Parsalelo Kantai, Fred Moten & Stefano Harney, Cedric Vincent, Deji Toye, Derin Ajao, Tony Mochama, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Agri Ismaïl, Lindokuhle Nkosi, Bongani Kona, Stacy Hardy, Emmanuel Iduma, Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, Lolade Adewuyi, Simon Kuper and many others.
The 72 page Chronic Books supplement is a self help guide on reading and writing, with contributions by Dave Mckenzie, Akin Adesokan, Fiston Nasser Mwanza, Yemisi Ogbe, Vivek Narayanan, Peter Enahoro, Tolu Ogunlesi, Elnathan John, Rustum Kozain, Olufemi Terry, Aryan Kaganof, Harmony Holiday, Sean O’Toole,Gwen Ansell, Binyavanga Wainaina and more.
Get the print edition of the Chronic from select retailers throughout South Africa (including Exclusive Books, selected Spaza, independent bookshops and on the street in the first week of release), as well as in select shops in Abuja, Lagos, Nairobi, New York, London, Berlin and The Netherlands (visit www.chimurengachronic.co.za for a full list of stockists worldwide).
The Chronic is also available to order as both a print and digital edition in the Chimurenga online shop.Get your copy now.
Cassava Republic Press, 62B, Arts and Crafts Village, Opposite Sheraton, Abuja
Africa Artists’ Foundation, 54 Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos
Glendora Jazzhole, 168 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Goethe-Institut Lagos, 4th Floor, Lagos City Hall, Catholic Mission Street opposite Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos Island
Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos