Writers at Risk Database

Jack Mapanje

Poet, scholar, and literary critic Mapanje was arrested after publication of his first book, which the Malawi government subsequently banned. He was detained without charge from September 1987 until… More

Jack Mapanje

Jack Mapanje | Status: Released | Malawi

Jack Mapanje is a poet and storyteller of exile narratives and political power structures. He was detained without charge or trial for over three years until his release in… More