As the second city in Denmark, Frederiksberg City of Refuge welcomed their first Guest Writer, Mr Seedy Bojang, writer, journalist and editor from The Gambia. Seedy Bojang is a published author of both fiction and non-fiction books.
His novel from 2009, Tip of the Iceberg, exposes corruption and criminality among civil servants and the affluent in the Gambia. Among his other published works are Shadows from my Past (2010), Bumpy Journey (2008), set among young African men looking to Europe for opportunities, The Changing World (2006), on social issues in the Gambia, and Devil's Lover (2007), a novel. He has also published The ABC of Journalism (2007), a handbook for journalists.
Bojang is currently working on another novel that he would like to finish. He has difficulties finding a job in his home country due to his open support and call for freedom of expression in the Gambia. He is active in monitoring and reporting on restraints to freedom of expression, and threats and harassment of journalist and writers in the Gambia.