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Ben Okri on why the novel is perceived to be so difficult to adapt for the theatre
From Manchester to Grenfell Tower, protest verse gives voice to the disempowered
The poet reflects on the challenge to find the words to respond to a disaster such as the fire
The beauty and terror of our world is reflected in these illustrated fairy tales for adults
Street artist Ben Eine and poet Ben Okri have collaborated on the work
Nigerian poet’s eulogy on London tragedy that killed at least 80 people
‘If you want to see how the poor die, come see Grenfell Tower.’ The Nigerian writer’s impassioned poem on the fire
From Gillian Tett’s ‘The Silo Effect’ to an interview with Tracy Chevalier
Can Africa find its voice in the novel, a western art form?
A puzzling and disconcerting novel that reads like a particularly lucid dream – albeit one had by David Lynch
A writers’ conference in Edinburgh tackles the political role of literature