In Dependence

Legend Press 2008
Cassava Republic Press, London, 2009

Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun

Cassava Republic Press, London, 2016
Wie ein Maultier, das der Sonne Eis bringt
Carl Hanser Verlag, Berlin, 2019
[Ü: Monika Baark]

Sarah Ladipo Manyika (Nigeria/ Great Britain/ USA) (NG/ GB/ US)

Sarah is a writer, academic and overall lover of stories. She was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, Zimbabwe and England. Her best-selling debut novel, In Dependence, was required reading in a number of high schools and universities around the world, while her second novel, Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun, was shortlisted for the UK's Goldsmith Prize and the California Book Award. Her non-fiction includes personal essays and intimate profiles of people she meets from Mrs Harris to Toni Morrison and Michelle Obama. Sarah was Founding Books Editor of Ozy Books and a long-time lecturer at San Francisco State University. Sarah currently serves as Board Director for the women's writers residency, Hedgebrook.

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Sarah Ladipo Manyika (Nigeria/ Great Britain/ USA) at CROSSING BORDERS

Reading: Two readings with Internationally Committed Authors - 07.11.2019
Performance: Love & passion in seven languages* - 09.11.2019
Panel: Culture, Language Policy and Power - 08.11.2019