271pp., paperback, London, 2022
Includes a conversation with South African film producer and director Xoliswa Sithole.
"Sarah Ladipo Manyika brings an intimate, eclectic, and delightfully startling freshness in this remarkably curated celebration of the African Diaspora. Her curiosity and ranging insights sharpens the genius, and the humanity, of her (already familiar) subjects, and our appreciation of them, and what an absolute joy to savor Between Starshine and Clay" NoViolet Bulawayo, author of Glory
British-Nigerian-American writer Sarah Ladipo Manyika is author of the novels In Dependence and Like A Mule Bringing Ice Cream To The Sun, and has had work published in Granta, The Guardian, the Washington Post and Transfuge, among others. She serves as Board Chair for the women’s writing residency, Hedgebrook; she was previously Board Director for the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, and has been a judge for the Goldsmiths Prize, California Book Awards, Aspen Words Literary Prize, and Chair of judges for the Pan-African Etisalat Prize.