We have gathered writings—reportage, short stories, travel essays, poems—befitting of our foray into print. Our contributors are writers you should be reading, and visual artists whose images are compelling.
Adaudo Anyiam-Osigwe on her time as Managing Editor; Akin Adesokan on his story in our current issue.
“That’s the beginning of the problem, aunty,” said the biker. “The house of cash belongs to the brother of the man now in prison, you know, the IG. The police are the beginning and end of the problem.”
you will find the best spaces for this conversation in our dreams – there, you’re…
the closer I look at you
the more you wrap yourself in fog.
All I can think of is, how difficult it is to be observant. If you cannot stop to stare.
It is possible that
one day the song
will grow into
I’m anointed in her spark shower
twitching in its rodent rhythm
‘I finally understand why people like Chike keep on betting, irrespective of their losses. It is the same reason I keep writing despite the showers of rejection mails.’
To see that when we look up from our lives, this is what we look like and this is what other human beings like us look like, that this is what we have been and this is what we could be.