Sunday, March 22, 2009

One World - A global anthology of short stories


One World is a splendid new anthology. It contains stories from around the globe from some friends of this blog (Vanessa Gebbie, Ravi Mangla), some very well known names (Chimamanda Nozi Adichie, Jhumpa Lahiri) and some as yet unfamiliar:

Full author list:

Elaine Chiew
Molara Wood
Martin A Ramos
Henrietta Rose-Innes
Lauri Kubuitsile
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Shabnam Nadiya
Ravi Mangla
Chika Unigwe
Dipita Kwa
Vanessa Gebbie
Sequoia Nagamatsu
Jude Dibia
Konstantinos Tzikas
Petina Gappah
Ken N Kamoche
Lucinda Nelson Dhavan
Adetokunbo Gbenga Abiola
Skye Brannon
Wadzanai Mhute
Ivan Gabriel Reborek
Ovo Adagha
Jhumpa Lahiri

Not only does buying this collection mean that you will have a fiction feast to enjoy but also all the profit will be donated to Médecins Sans Frontières.

Win win eh?

6 comments:

Vanessa Gebbie said...

Thanks for posting, Sara...the book is beautiful. It is indeed a privilege to be included in such illustrious company.

Sara said...

It looks gorgeous Vanessa, and currently has pride of place in our short story display case at work.

Vanessa Gebbie said...

Thank you Sara. The short story needs more supporters like you!

Ovo said...

Thanks for the blog, Sara. Please feel free to pop in at the book launch on April 1.

Lucinda said...

Thanks for posting this. It was a joy working with these writers; I was proud to be part of the project. Reading each story was like opening a window onto a fresh and surprising view.

Sara said...

Thank you Ovo, you must be so proud, it's a wonderful book.

Lucinda, what a marvelous experience. I hope it sells thousands!

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