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“Where there’s a will, there’s a way!”
An Interview with Justin David from Inkandescent

In the summer of 2021, indie publisher Inkandescent published MAINSTREAM. An Anthology of Stories from the Edges. As Aliya Gulamani (Spread the Word / Unbound) wrote in her foreword: “They wanted to create an anthology unrestricted by theme and subject that celebrated talented writers and the stories they wanted to […] Read more

Unapologetic, Inkandescent: An Anthology of Stories from the Edges

In today’s post, Sandra van Lente shares her experience of reading MAINSTREAM. An Anthology of Stories from the Edges and interviews Justin David, one of the authors, editors and publishers of the anthology. MAINSTREAM. An Anthology of Stories from the Edges was published by the indie publisher Inkandescent, crowdfunded through […] Read more

African Book Festival 2021 –
Music to my Ears

For the first time in a loooong time, I’ve attended a literature event: the African Book Festival in Berlin, run by InterKontinental and curated by Kalaf Epalanga. This year’s festival highlighted the craft of authors and artists from Angola, but the programme also included, among others, authors from Nigeria, South […] Read more