A special German-language edition of Chimurenga’s pan African gazette, the Chronic is now available.
The 68-page publication features translations of selected writings from the first 3 editions of the Chronic, with themes ranging from ways to overcoming borders to Astro/Afrosonics.
Contributors include Akin Adesokan, Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Parselelo Kantai, Jackie Lebo, Harmony Holiday, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Yemisi Ogbe, Adewale Maja-Pearce, Ainehi Edoro, Agri Ismaïl, Florence Madenga, Elnathan John, Paula Akugizibwe, and many more.
Embedded within the broadsheet is a 12-page pull-out Chronic Books section with a collection of dispatches, examinations of the politics and practice of translation, and a declaration that “I’m not an African Writer, damn you!” As well as reviews of works by José Saramago, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Ed Pavlic, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
This German-language edition of the Chronic was produced in cooperation with the German Federal Cultural Foundation, Goethe Institute and Heinrich Böll Foundation.
Available in print from selected locations in Berlin and in print or digitally from our e-store.
For more information contact Chimurenga on +27(0)21 4224168 or firstname.lastname@example.org.