Photo: An open book of the Witnessed series


Witnessed is a book series published in a cooperation between » edition assemblage and Sharon Dodua Otoo. It contributes English language testimonies to existing “Black in Germany” accounts (both fiction and non-fiction) while simultaneously providing access to this literature to international English-speaking audiences.


Book cover of In Audre's Footsteps: White background with black silhouette of a person, title in silhouette with In and Footsteps in white and Audre's in red.

In Audre’s Footsteps
Transnational Kitchen Table Talk Heidi Lewis, Jazlyn Andrews, Dana Maria Asbury

Paperback, 128 pages
140 x 205mm
978-3-96042-111-5 / 2-973
12,80 Euro
Publication date: 11/05/2021

Book cover of Soon, The Future Of Memory: yellow background with black and white circular line patterns and Black title in the middle.

Soon, The Future Of Memory
Anja Saleh

German, English
Paperback, 94 pages
140 x 205mm
978-3-96042-101-6 / 2-973
12,00 Euro
Publication date: 06/2021

Book cover of Winter Shorts: A painting of a black lady smiling with a sky blue Background, white title in the middle.

Winter Shorts
Clementine Ewokolo Burnley, Sharon Dodua Otoo (Hg.)

Paperback, 112 pages
140 x 205mm
978-3-942885-94-2 / 2-110
9,80 Euro
Publication date: 10/2015

Book cover of The Most Unsatisfied Town: Terracotta wall as background, black title in the middle.

The Most Unsatisfied Town
Amy Evans

Paperback, 96 pages
140 x 205mm
978-3-942885-76-8 / 2-152
9,80 Euro
Publication date: 01/2015

Book cover of Daima: black and white photo of a fist in the background, dark red title.

Daima - Images of Women of Colour in Germany Nzitu Mawakha

Paperback, 96 pages
205 x 205mm
978-3-942885-48-5 / 2-116
19,80 Euro
Publication date: 11/2013

Book cover of Also By Mail: A drawing of two people on a motorbike with a billboard in the background that is a letter with the title on it.

Also by Mail
Olumide Popoola

Paperback, 96 pages
140 x 205mm
978-3-942885-38-6 / 2-152
9,80 Euro
Publication date: 11/2012 

Book cover of The little book of big visions: White background with black title on the top, handwritten notes on the sides and a red white and black silhouette of a person looking in the mirror.

The Little Book of Big Visions
How to be an Artist and Revolutionize the World Sandrine Micossé-Aikins, Sharon Dodua Otoo (Hg.)

Paperback, 158 pages
140 x 205mm
978-3-942885-31-7 / 2-973
14,80 Euro
Publication date: 09/2012


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