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Editorial for Issue 9

When Chinelo Onwualu and I founded the magazine, our major driving force was the need to provide a home for the varied stories of...

Underworld 101

By Mame Bougouma Diene Freshman Year I can't remember graduating from high school, I can’t remember applying to Sheikh Anta Diop University either, all I ever...

What If I Fall?

By Anne Dafeta The wind howled tonight. It howled on every choosing ceremony night, reminding the pledges of the stories of others who had come before...

Why ‘African’ fiction needs to come of age sooner than later

A few days ago, while reading Joe Benitez’s ‘Lady Mechanika’ I was hit by an acute sense of displacement. In a scene set in...

Yes I Can Dance

By IfeOluwa Nihinlola I showed my friends a picture of Uchechi posing beside a dancing drag queen in red. You don get mouth, Wale said....

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