Showing posts from June, 2011

Today's the day. Please buy THE ALCHEMISTS OF KUSH.

If The Alchemists of Kush hits the Kindle Top 100 today, I'll donate $500 to ship university textbooks to South Sudan's Dr. John Garang Memorial University.
Please visit for the buy link. You can get the entire novel for only $2.99.
You can also get other books by me while you're there. Right now there are three books of short stories. By late afternoon, you'll be able to get BOTH of my previous novels at the same place.
Two books of short stories and two novels... only $2.99 each!

Advance praise for THE ALCHEMISTS OF KUSH

“It was only a matter of time before the hip hop culture would invade the literary world. With The Alchemists of Kush, Minister Faust is leading the invasion. His novel is possibly the first hip hop epic. Hip hop has a short attention span on most  occasions. The Alchemists of Kush gives it gravitas.”
—Ishmael Reed Author of Mumbo Jumbo and Juice!

“Minister Faust’s first two books broke new ground in the SF field. His latest, The Alchemists of Kush, not only breaks new ground; with the story-telling skills of a modern jali, the Minister creates new vistas of history, mythology, erudition, uplift, tragedy, triumph, and contemporary community activism. Once you start the first page of this book, you won't be able to put it down until you’ve finished the last one.”
—Charles R. Saunders Author of Imaro and Dossouye

“I started The Alchemists of Kush and kept reading until I finished. Minister Faust has the most electrifying and true voice I've read in years. The Alchemists of Kush is bri…

On Wednesday, please buy THE ALCHEMISTS OF KUSH!

On June 15, 2011, my long-awaited third novel, THE ALCHEMISTS OF KUSH, will be launched.

It's the story of two Sudanese "lost boys" fleeing war, oppression, violence and horrible alienation, each of whom finds a mentor to guide him towards manhood through the chaos of pain.

One lives in the streets of modern-day Kush, E-Town.

The other lived seven thousand years ago, known as Horus, son of Osiris.


You can buy the e-book instantly on Wednesday for only $2.99!
You don't need a Kindle or any other reader. You can get the free Kindle app for your computer here.

Paperback is also available for only $18 from and your local independent bookstore.


If the book hits the Kindle Top 100 on launch day, I will donate the first $500 of sales to the South Sudan Development Foundation's efforts to ship thousands of books to the Dr. John Garang Memorial University in South S…

Author Interview and Kush -Walkabout: Minister Faust and The Alchemists of Kush

The novel hits on June 15!

Invite yourself and your friends!