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Blogging the Caine Prize 2013

The shortlist is out! Bloggers from all over the world are reviewing each story in turn before the winner is announced on 8 July.

Filed in: Africa Fiction

Best of the Arts 2011

We watched, we read, we listened: New Internationalist’s favourite films, books and music from last year.

Filed in: Art Fiction Film Music

Michael Morpurgo writes his own happy ending

The children’s author, poet and playwright reflects on London riots and the Pied Piper.

Filed in: Fiction

Interview with Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy speaks out: on the moral police of India’s anti-corruption campaign, on the silence surrounding civil wars, and on despotism and democracy.

Filed in: Fiction India

Ben Okri

The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.

Filed in: Fiction Nigeria Poetry

Monica Ali

Award-winning author Monica Ali reveals why feminism and Princess Diana are on her mind just now.

Filed in: Fiction

Margaret Atwood

The legendary Canadian author talks to Rowenna Davis about activism, women and breaking the male stronghold over ‘serious’ literature.

Filed in: Fiction

The Awakening

There’s revolution in the capital. But will it touch the lives of Memnatu and the villagers of Salmaga, far away? A short story by Chris Brazier, inspired by people he came to know in Burkina Faso in 1985.

Filed in: Burkina Faso Fiction

Letters from Gandhi

What would Gandhi say today? Anthony Kelly and Jason MacLeod ask his spirit.

Filed in: Fiction Non-Violence

Mariamma's shame

The girl had done nothing wrong – but her caste and sex meant that she was going to be punished all the same. By Dalit writer Bama.

Filed in: Fiction India

Arrows Of Rain

Filed in: Africa Fiction Human Rights

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