A collection of nine short stories set in Nigeria—most of them in Nsukka and Aba, and two partly in Akure and Lagos. The manuscript is controlled by London-based agent David Godwin and is currently being considered by publishers.


A Tenderer Blessing” in Transition, Issue 118: We Can Be Lightning (Sept. 2015), republished in Brittle Paper (June 2017)

Mulumba” in The Threepenny Review, Issue 145, Spring 2016 (March 2016)

“You Sing of a Longing” in Pride and Prejudice: African Perspectives on Gender, Social Justice, and Sexuality, Jacana Media (May 2017)

A Sheltered Life” (excerpt from a longer story of a different title) in 14, Vol. 2: The Inward Gaze (Jan. 2018)


How Short Story Day Africa Became the Continent’s Most Important Institution for Short Fiction” in Brittle Paper (June 2018)

The Confessional Generation” in Selves: An Afro Anthology of Creative Nonfiction, as the Introduction (Feb. 2018)

Queer Literature in Africa Is Not a Trend, Has Always Existed?” in Brittle Paper (Nov. 2017)

Foreword to Stanley McDaniels’ Entrapment” in Praxis (Oct. 2017)

Man, Feminist” in Praxis Magazine’s International Women’s Day Anthology 2017 (Oct. 2017)

The Coo of a Blue-Plumed Bird” in Koroba (Dec. 2016)

Imperialism-in-Artistry: Why Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Win Proves Adichie Is Right About Beyonce” in Brittle Paper (Oct. 2016)

Half of a Yellow Sun: A Decade On” in Brittle Paper (June 2016)


The Lion in Harmattan” in Brittle Paper (Nov. 2016)

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