Border Crossings - Dundurn

Border Crossings

Safe House Short Story Singles

Published July 2016

$ 0.99


Illuminating African narratives for readers both inside and outside the continent.

Representing the very best of African creative nonfiction, Safe House brings together works from Africa's contemporary literary greats. In a collection that ranges from travel writing and memoir to reportage and meditative essays, editor Ellah Wakatama Allfrey has brought together some of the most talented writers of creative nonfiction from across Africa.

The creative nonfiction single from Safe House anthology is activist Sarita Ranchod's episodic account of growing up in Cape Town's Indian community.


Sarita Ranchod

Sarita Ranchod is Executive Director of Under the Rainbow — Creative Strategies for Positive Change, an international development practice based in South Africa.

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, OBE, editor, critic, and broadcaster, is former deputy editor of Granta magazine, series editor for the Kwani? Manuscript Prize, and the deputy chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing. She served as a judge for the 2015 Man Booker Prize panel. She lives in London, England.

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