The January Children

Sudan - N. Africa

Safia Elhillo | Release date: 1 Mar 2017

In her dedication Safia Elhillo writes, “The January Children are the generation born in Sudan under British occupation, where children were assigned birth years by height, all given the birth date January 1.” What follows is a deeply personal collection of poems that describe the expe...

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Songs of a War Boy

Sudan - E. Africa

Deng Thiak Adut | Release date: 23 Feb 2017

Deng Adut’s family were farmers in South Sudan when a brutal civil war altered his life forever. At six years old, his mother was told she had to give him up to fight. At the age most Australian children are starting school , Deng was conscripted into the Sudan People’s Liberat...

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