Creative Fiction

Black Travels, Dismantling ‘Fortress’ Europe, 19th Century Tropes and Blurring the Colour Line: An Interview with Igiaba Scego

Born and raised in Italy and the daughter of Somali refugees, the multilingual writer, activist and scholar, Igiaba Scego understands very well the complexities of the Afropean identity. 2023 sees the English-language publication of her award-winning book, The Colour Line (Small Axes/Hope Road Publishing). This intriguing and often heart-wrenching historical

Tramonto – Sunset

Written by Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher This short piece of creative fiction is an excerpt from Tramonto (Sunset), a children’s picture book, published in Italy. It is the story of a child born between two distant worlds, Europe and Africa, and two parents from different cultures. Like the sunset he lives an