African Tale of Freedom, A Story By Omoniyi Wasiu Abiodun
We always look forward to a storytelling style that holds great potential for telling original African stories the way it is, without leaving out hope from its ingredients. We found this in Omoniyi Wasiu Abiodun’s “African Tale of Freedom”. In his story, he takes the…
Gabriel Dkings: Slavery
Once we were slavesSold to the tragedy of lifeBeaten by the rain of sorrowSailed on the boat of difficultyLost in the forest of fearFound in the middle of confusion Where frustration became our new names Our minds were chained with liesSo we sang songs with…
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Writer Crush Wednesday/Woman Crush Wednesday.
Our #wcw is Okwiri Oduor. She is an author, storyteller and teacher of creative writing in Nairobi, Kenya, where she was born.
Her novella The Dream Chasers was highly commended in the Commonwealth Book Prize 2012. In 2014, she won the Caine Prize for African Writing.
If you are compiling a list of African writers you should be reading, do include @okwirioduor
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Mustapha Enesi's (@Enesi_Is_Fine) story, TRISHA is a sizzling short story. It makes a worthy read for the adventurous. So, if you love adventures, don't sleep on this one!
#stories #shortstories #storytime #eboquills #storyteller
Our #MCM for the week is Adedayo Agarau @adedayo_agarau who was one of the winners of the 2020 Frontier Industry Prize (@FrontierPoetry). His poem, “Bad Dream With My Grandmother’s Stroke” finished 3rd place.