Maya Jaggi works from London UK & Cape Town. Global Cultural Journalist, Writer, Critic, Artistic Director. @FTLifeArts @nybooks @nytimesarts @guardianreview. Arts & Literature in context on 5 continents Maya Jaggi has over 386 followers on Twitter.
When Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka visited the Hay Cartagena festival in Colombia earlier this year, in a walled Spanish colonial town on the Caribbean coast, children in the streets instantly thought they recognised the black man with leonine grey hair. But they couldn't decide whether he was Kofi Annan or Don King.