News for African Pearl

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Pamela Brown-Peterside

Pamela, how long have you been writing and how did you get started?
I’ve been writing creative non-fiction since 2008, but before that I wrote and published some academic articles in public health journals.
African Pearl records personal details of your own journey into discovering and understanding more about your identity – how did you find writing about these things?
I wanted to use Read More »

Page-turning, thought-provoking true story

‘when the corona virus is focusing our thoughts on our own communities, Pamela’s searching questions about our place within community, and where we might find redemption, even in a time of loss, are particularly timely’ Read More »

Sample Chapters! African Pearl

‘There’s a strange disease killing people in Kikyo,’ Kisembo tells me, a frown spreading across his face. Whenever I go in to pay my bill at his drug shop – the one with a black and white fence a few houses down from Nyahuka Health Centre – if I settle onto a bench and lean my head against the wall, I know I’ll get more than just a receipt. This morning I hadn’t intended to stay.
‘A strange disease? What could it be?’ Crossing my legs, I notice… Read More »

It’s launch day!

‘This day has been in the making for many years & I’m so happy to finally share African Pearl with you’ Read More »

NEW BOOK! African Pearl

The story of an epidemic
From New York’s Bronx to a Ugandan village
An Irish-Nigerian returns to Africa
Addresses singleness, identity, sacrifice and calling
Fast-paced and engaging Read More »