Category: Excerpts & Sample Reading

book excerpt: Sundown by Acan Innocent Immaculate

It’s AD 2050, and humans are waking up to the reality that scientists have lied to them — the sun is dying and with it a civilisation they have painstakingly built over the course of a hundred and fifty thousand years. A skinny albino boy, fifteen years old, pulls a T-shirt over his head as […]

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book excerpt: “Lost Futures or A Guide to Losing Love” by YKO Tetteh

Hearing my voice is uncomfortable to me. I don’t know how to feel so can’t regulate it — it’s strained slightly, and almost childish. He sighs, lifts his glasses and rubs his eyes with the fingers of one hand. It hurts me, but I need something to happen. I panic though, in the silence, not knowing how to […]

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Friday the 13th Special: Okello’s Honeymoon by Dilman Dila

I proposed to Meg at the lakeside. We were sitting on a rock that jutted out onto the water, watching the sun drop behind a half-submerged canoe. The waves sang as they crashed onto the shore. Birds chirped as they hunted for fish. Mosquitoes and lake flies buzzed around us. It was just the two […]

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Dilman Dila reads The Leafy Man from A Killing in the Sun

Here, Dilman reads the first story from his short story collection A Killing in the Sun. A Killing in the Sun is available online in print and digital formats at Book Lover’s Market, Smashwords, as well as Createspace and Amazon.

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Dilman reads Lights on Water from A Killing in the Sun

On the 23rd of September, A Killing in the Sun by Dilman Dila was launched at the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda. Here, Dilman reads one of the stories from his short story collection A Killing in the Sun. A Killing in the Sun is available online in print and digital formats at Book Lover’s […]

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