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Gaarriye

(I was devastated to hear yesterday of the death of Gaarriye, one of the great Somali poets of his generation, and an under-sung, insufficiently-acknowledged figure in African and indeed world poetry. I am still reeling – the last I’d heard, … Continue reading

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Interview with the Gumpire

(This is the text of an email interview a student conducted with me this April for a project – I didn’t know them and, while they gave permission for their questions to be reproduced here, they preferred not to give … Continue reading

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