African Writers Continued to Shine in 2022

African Writers Continued to Shine in 2022
Nigerian author Wole Soyinka speaks to journalists at the UNESCO headquarters after he became the first author from Africa to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Paris, 1986 (AP photo by Laurent Rebours).

Over the past year, I have fielded several requests from readers and interlocutors who sought out my thoughts and recommendations on literature, poetry and plays by African writers. To that end, I decided to create a list of some of my favorite literary works by African authors that were published in 2022.

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