Month: February 2021

Sarah Uheida

February 6, 2021

Bio: Sarah Uheida is 22 years old Libyan poet and experimental memoirist who received her Bachelor of Arts in English Studies and Psychology from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. At the age of 13, Sarah and her family escaped the Libyan civil war and immigrated to South Africa where she is still currently residing. She was…

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Okwiri Oduor

February 6, 2021

Okwiri Oduor was born in Nairobi, Kenya. Her short story My Father’s Head won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing as well as the 2013 Short Story Day Africa’s Feast, Famine and Potluck story contest. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Her short story, Mbiu Dash, is forthcoming from Granta. Okwiri was a 2014 fellow…

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Kobina Ankomah Graham

February 6, 2021

Kobina Ankomah-Graham is a Ghanaian lecturer, writer and DJ who is passionately curious about African arts, counterculture and digital media. A finalist in the 2008 John La Rose Memorial Short Story Competition, his opinion pieces have appeared in publications including The Guardian, while his short stories have been published in Litro and the Writers Project…

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Howard Meh-Buh

February 6, 2021

Bio Howard Meh-Buh Maximus is a Cameroonian writer and scientist. His works have appeared in a number of anthologies and magazines, including The Africa Report, and Catapult. He is an Ebedi writers residency alumnus, a PhD drop out, and a staff writer for Bakwa Magazine. Synopsis Bon Blanc follows the lives of four friends in…

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Parselelo Kantai

February 6, 2021
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Nnamdi Oguike

February 6, 2021

Nnamdi Oguike is a Nigerian writer. He was selected as The Missing Slate’s Author of the Month for March 2016. His story ‘Easter in Jungle City’ won the first runner-up prize in the Africa Book Club Short Story Competition in April 2015 while ‘I’m Wearing a Wine-Red Smoking Jacket, How about You?’ was on the final list…

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Hawa Jande Golakai

February 6, 2021

BIO: Hawa Jande Golakai was born in Germany, but spent her lively childhood in Liberia until the 1990 civil war. She has lived and worked in several African countries.   Hawa is a medical scientist by training but now works as a writer and educator. She writes crime and speculative fiction (fantasy, jujuism, science fiction, horror).…

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Gloria Mwaniga Odari

February 6, 2021

Where the Bougainvillea Blossoms On the eve of the year 2000, members of a religious sect congregated in a mabati church in Kakamega awaiting the rapture. At the stroke of midnight, they are to climb a huge tree at the centre of the compound and jump: to be received by angels. After a few of them jump off…

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