A Review of The Youth of God by Hassan Ghedi Santur

The Youth of God by Hassan Ghedi Santur The Review The Youth of God is a story centered on 17 year old bright student, Nuur, a Somali immigrant living in Toronto, Canada with his family. Influencing his choices is Mr. Ilmi, his Somali, Biology teacher at school, who notices his great potential and develops a…

A Review of Kenda Muiyuru (The Perfect Nine) by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Kenda Muiyuru (The Perfect Nine) by Ngugi wa Thiong’o The Review Ngugi Wa Thiong’o is a giant in the global literary scene. In Africa, he sits at the very top with others like Achebe, Soyinka, Mariama Ba, Tsi Tsi, Leila Abouleila, Ngozi Chimamanda, you know the calibre. Some other works by Ngugi include A Grain…

A Review of A Roll of the Dice by Mona Dash

A Roll of the Dice by Mona Dash The Review A Roll Of The Dice is a recollection of a ten-year journey by Mona into the world of genetic medicine starting from the beautiful plains of India, to the bustling city of London with myriads of fear, loss, grief, anger, love and patience which culminates…

ONE YEAR AND STILL SAILING

  “Pursue what you are convinced to do; else you set yourself up where you do not belong.” Israelmore Ayivor  A journey of a thousand miles they say begins with a step. We took those steps and today we awoke to the chimes of tambourines and trumpets in celebration of our ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Mehara Lit…

An Excerpt from A Roll of the Dice by Mona Dash

About the book Baby, you hold on, and I will hold on… A family discovers they have a medical condition written in their genes. A child is born in India with the potentially fatal condition SCID (Severe Combined Immuno-Deficiency) for which there is no treatment in his country. A mother faces an uncertain future with…

Online Writing Seminar Announcement

  Writers Ulff Lehmann and Gloria Ogo, are inviting you to register for the Online Writing Seminar they will be jointly hosting starting 27th April 2019. If you are a Writer with an interest to improve your craft, this is the place to be.   I will be co-hosting an online writing seminar with a…

A Review of Lotus by Lijia Zhang

Lotus by Lijia Zhang The Review Lijia Zhang is a journalist, public speaker and former rocket factory worker from China. She has also authored the critically acclaimed memoir, Socialism is Great, 2011. Lotus is her Chinese bestseller, 2017 and it was picked as the best book by NPR as well as getting acclaim from BBC…

A Review of This Time by Azaaa Davis

This Time by Azaaa Davis The Review This Time: A Nadira Holden Novel, is a Debut, Urban Fantasy book by Azaaa Davis and the first of a series. The story revolves around Nadira Holden, a young New York native and demon hunter, who dies in the 20th century and wakes up in the 21st century….

Selma Carvalho on the Art of Short Story Writing: An Interview

Fiction and non-fiction writer and also winner of 2018 Leicester Writes Prize, Selma Carvalho, discusses short story writing and the fundamental elements that make one remarkable.   Hi Selma, we are glad to have you on Mehara Lit. Could you kindly introduce yourself to our readers? Who is Selma Carvalho? Thank you Mehara Lit for…