Helon Habila in the USA speaks over Skype to Faraaz Mahomed in South Africa about his winning story ‘The Pigeon’.
Latest Posts from around the Commonwealth
05.05.23 Statement from the Chair of the Board on the occasion of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, Head of the Commonwealth
Dato’ Sudha Devi K.R. Vasudevan extends our sincerest congratulations to His Majesty King Charles III.Read now
21.02.23 Wild Speculations on the Nature of Festivity and the Practice of Friendship
The morning I left home for an island off the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, the sky was crystal…Read now
03.02.23 Recovering and rebuilding after Covid-19
The world is emerging—slowly but surely—from the Covid-19 pandemic. In November 2020, the Commonwealth Foundation launched a Special Grants Call…Read now
23.01.23 Introducing Commonwealth Foundation Creatives
Commonwealth Writers was first founded in 2011 as an initiative to inspire, develop and connect writers. Since then, our community has grown.Read now
18.01.23 Seasonal message from the Director-General
The festive season is a time to pause and reflect on our changing world.Read now
18.01.23 Climate Reparations: What Must COP27 Deliver?
Extreme weather events are destroying small island infrastructure, upending local livelihoods, and overwhelming public finances.Read now