In times of instability and change, more and more African writers are turning to non-fiction. Safe House: Explorations in Creative Nonfiction, brings local perspectives to the stories behind the headlines, and highlights contemporary issues across the continent. It addresses the Chinese in Africa, the refugee crisis, and Ebola. Can creative nonfiction move readers where fiction falls short, or simply fails to inspire action?
Hear Georgina Godwin host a discussion with authors Mark Gevisser, from South Africa, and Hawa Golakai, from Liberia, at the 2016 Hay Festival.