The Commonwealth Foundation today announces the regional winners of the world’s most global literary prize. Nigerian author Innocent Chizaram Ilo has won the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Africa) for the story, ‘When a Woman Renounces Motherhood’.  The 23-year old, Lagos-based author, beat off competition from a strong field of shortlisted entrants   including fellow […]

The Harry Potter book series has been removed from the library of St. Edward Catholic School in Tennessee after their pastor, Reverend Dan Reehill, deemed that “actual curses and spells” were contained within the novels, The Tennessean reports. “These books present magic as both good and evil, which is not true, but in fact a […]

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