Behind the Shadows: Contemporary Stories from Africa and Asia

An anthology of African and Asian short stories, born out of a meeting between Indian and South African writers, Rohini Chowdhury and Zukiswa Wanner.In March 2011, Chowdhury and Wanner, with the objective of bringing together the two continents of Africa and Asia, sent out a call for short stories with the theme outcast, to be interpreted by the writers as they pleased ThAn anthology of African and Asian short stories, born out of a meeting between Indian and South African writers, Rohini Chowdhury and Zukiswa Wanner.In March 2011, Chowdhury and Wanner, with the objective of bringing together the two continents of Africa and Asia, sent out a call for short stories with the theme outcast, to be interpreted by the writers as they pleased The writers could be from Africa or Asia, or in the Diaspora, but it was necessary that their stories deal with the theme as experienced by Africans and or Asians Chowdhury and Wanner, who worked on this project as co editors, went through hundreds of short stories to select the twenty one that make up this anthology The title, Behind the Shadows, is from one of the short stories in the collection by writer Tasneem Basha The collection also includes Penguin shortlisted author Isabella Morris Caine Prize shortlisted writer Lauri Kubuitsile renowned Singaporean Young Artist Award recipient, author and poet, Felix Cheong and emerging Indian writers Rumjhum Biswas, Monideepa Sahu, and Sucharita Dutta Asane.
Behind the Shadows Contemporary Stories from Africa and Asia An anthology of African and Asian short stories born out of a meeting between Indian and South African writers Rohini Chowdhury and Zukiswa Wanner In March Chowdhury and Wanner with the objec

  • Title: Behind the Shadows: Contemporary Stories from Africa and Asia
  • Author: Rohini Chowdhury Zukiswa Wanner Monideepa Sahu
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 495
  • Format: ebook
  • 1 thought on “Behind the Shadows: Contemporary Stories from Africa and Asia”

    1. Disclaimer: I received this book from a giveaway. However, all my opinions are honest and in no way influenced by the author or publisher.This is an anthology of short stories written by African and Indian authors, and based on how much I've read, quite an interesting read. However, as it is difficult task to comment on the book without taking into consideration the merits of the individual stories, I'll list my impressions on all of them.Call Centre: **The story started well, but ended a littl [...]

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