Periodical (Journal)

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Journal Wasafiri

Aim & Scope

Wasafiri is a literary magazine at the forefront in mapping new landscapes in contemporary international literature today. In over twenty years of publishing, it has continued to provide consistent coverage to Britain's diverse cultural heritage and publishes a range of diasporic and migrant writing worldwide. Since its inception in 1984, it has focused on writing as a form of cultural travelling (‘wasafiri' is ‘Kiswahili' for traveller) and extended the established boundaries of literary culture. Wasafiri gives particular prominence to those whose literary and historical concerns do not necessarily fit neatly within the confining national rubrics of any one particular movement, tradition or culture. As one of Britain's only publications to have provided a sustained outlet for new writing, it has tracked the emergence of many now established international voices. It remains a vital source for postcolonial dialogues and transnational critical debate. With its lively intermix of fiction, poetry, interviews, scholarly articles and reviews, Wasafiri represents a unique forum for those keen to open up the parameters of contemporary global perspectives and make imaginative connections between the particularities of different literary worlds. Wasafiri welcomes original contributions from poets, fiction writers, academics and critics from all cultural backgrounds. We are particularly interested in informed and lively essays on the work of established and emerging writers or interviews with them. Submitted work is peer-reviewed by established writers, critics and academics, ensuring Wasafiri's long reputation for forging new perspectives and publishing the best in contemporary writing today. Wasafiri draws on a wide breadth of modern culture, with regular articles on art and a respected Reviews section. Some contemporary artists covered recently are Isaac Julien, Chris Ofili and Steve McQueen, Andres Serrano, Chila Kumari Burman, Fred Wilson and Yinka Shonibare. The Reviews section provides informed critical discussion of works by a range of international, black and diasporic authors as well as in-depth assessments of scholarly monographs. [1]

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2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2
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2024-04-02

Writing Against Abandonment

F Arefin , A Khan

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 1-3.

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2024-04-02

The Prison As a Text

L Kayed , R Alsalibi

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2024-04-02

Manifesto

S Lasoye

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 10-12.

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2024-04-02

Rejecting Defeat and Approaching Liberation: Palestinian Prisoners’ Hunger Strikes

B Farraj

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 13-23.

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2024-04-02

‘We Won’t Abandon You’: An Interview with Suhaiymah Manzoor-khan and Hareem Ghani of Nejma Collective

L Akay

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 24-30.

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2024-04-02

On Fungal Dreams of Liberation

M Arefin

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 31-35.

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2024-04-02

Happy Birthday, You Are No Longer a Daughter

P Nuallak

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 47-54.

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2024-04-02

Respectable : Beyond a Wretched Working Class

M Rahman

Wasafiri , 2024 - VOLUME 39, ISSUE 2 , pp 55-66.

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At the 90 Feet Road Junction

S Sinnakaar

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