S01 Episode 03 - Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida

New Daughters of Africa - The Podcast

05-02-2022 • 47 mins

This time Panashe Chigumadzi interviews the Angolan-Portuguese literary scholar, novelist and essaiyst Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida. She is the author of ten books, among them Esse Cabelo that has been translated into English and published as That Hair in the US in 2018. A German translation of A Visão das Plantas under the title Im Auge der Pflanzen is forthcoming in 2022. Listen in for a lusophone perspective on Black womanhood, the craft of writing, as well as the relationship between writing and freedom.