Eight years after the release of her play “I…immigrant….woman….” (“Io …donna….immigrata….” (published in Italy by EMI in 2004) which has been on stage in English, Italian and French, in France, Congo, Kenya, South Africa and extensively in Italy from 2004 up to now, Valentina Acava Mmaka presents her last play: “THE CUT – LO STRAPPO”,
“This is a novel bursting with elegance, written by a young author brimming with genuine promise. Yewande Omotoso is a stylist with a literary vision”. No words could be more pertinent and representative as the ones pronounced by great Somali writer Nuruddin Farah about Yewande Omotoso’ s first novel, BOM BOY, published by Modjaji Books.
Chika Unigwe is a Nigerian writer and author, who now lives Turnhout, Belgium, with her husband and four children. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and an MA from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. She also holds a PhD from the University of Leiden, The