Conversations & Media

Otosirieze Obi-Young
Otosirieze Obi-Young by FavFlash Photography.

PROFILE

On a Progressive Platform for New African Literature, in Literary Hub, by Anne-christine d’Adesky (October 2019)

Otosirieze Obi-Young: by Geoff Ryman, “100 African Writers of SFF—Part Nine: The Ake Festival (The Editors),” in Strange Horizons (conducted in Nov. 2017)

INTERVIEWS

Otosirieze on His Writing, Finding an Agent, and Contributing to the African Literary Scene, in SynCityNG, by Cynthia Osuchukwu (September 2018)

Eight Nigerian Authors Discuss Nigeria’s Literary Culture, in Dazed Digital, by Will Bedingfield (April 2018)

Nostalgia, Stories, and Solidarity, in New England Review of Books, by Chukwuebuka Ibeh (Feb. 2018, first published in Dwartonline in 2016)

Conversations…with Otosirieze Obi-Young, in SPRINNG, by Kanyinsola Olorunninsola (Aug. 2017)

On Homophobia, Pop Culture, and the Origin of Misogyny: A Dialogue with Otosirieze Obi-Young, in Africa in Dialogue, by Gaamangwe Joy Mogami (July 2017)

Q&A with Otosirieze Obi-Young on Enter Naija, Emerging Writers and Provincialism, in Bakwa Magazine, by Uzoma Ihejirika (Nov. 2016)

INTERVIEWED FOR

House of Rainbow: The New Pink Line Dividing the World, in The Guardian UK, by Mark Gevisser (March 2018). Also published in Griffiths Review as House of Rainbow: LGBT Rights Balanced on the Pink Line

Nigeria’s First Gay Memoir Is an Essential Primer on the Real Experiences of LGBT Africans, in OkayAfrica, by Ashley Okwuosa (June 2018)

IN THE MEDIA

Top 10 Literary Curators and Editors from Africa Right Now, in The Witsprouts Project (August 2019)

Changes to MMF Judging Panel, in Milesmorlandfoundation.com (May 2019)

The Miles Morland Foundation Announces Judges for 2019 Scholarships: Muthoni Garland, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf & Otosirieze Obi-Young, in Brittle Paper (May 2019)

Five Questions from African Literature to Help You Reflect on 2018, in OkayAfrica (December 2018)

Kudos to Brittle Paper, in Connected Cultures (November 2018)

Otosirieze joins Gerald Kraak Prize and Anthology judging panel, in The Reading List (September 2018)

Brittle Paper Deputy Editor Otosirieze Signs with Booker Prize-Famed Literary Agency, in Brittle Paper (April 2018)

21 Best African Writers of the New Generation, in Woke Africa (March 2018)

Work Naija: The Book of Vocations Now Available for Free Downloads, in Creative Writing News (Jul. 2017)

Pride and Prejudice—powerful, poignant and thought-provoking, in TheLuvvie (July 2017)

A Letter from a Homeless Prodigal, in The Chimurenga Chronic (June 2017)

Announcing the Shortlist for the 2016 Gerald Kraak Award for African Writers and Artists, in Jacana.bookslive.co.za (Dec. 2016)

Miles Morland Writing Scholarship Shortlist 2016, in Milesmorlandfoundation.com (Nov. 2016)

Jollof Rice Wars, Culture Appropriation, and the Ugly Heart of the Other’s Darkness, in Enkare Review, by Ikhide R. Ikheloa (Nov. 2016)

Issue 145, Spring 2016, in Threepennyreview.com (March 2016)

Issue 118, in Harvard University’s Hutchins Center (Sept. 2015)

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